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What's new in ACP Hospitalist

June's issue of ACP Hospitalist features articles on ICU glucose control, Internal Medicine 2009 highlights of the hospitalist track, and MKSAP questions on infectious diseases. ... Part B (dermatology, endocrinology and metabolism, general internal
July 2009

Why can't we easily clean our stethoscopes?

Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease physician and epidemiologist in Iowa City, Iowa, who studies methods to halt the spread of resistant bacteria in our hospitals (including
July 2020

An update on flu season

That largely depends on how soon the disease peaks and then declines. ... Please take a moment to review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) advice about what to do if you get the flu.
July 2020

TB and drugs: A double whammy

Since TB often spreads faster as the disease progresses, these undetected substance abusers would be more contagious, study authors said.
July 2020

Infectious diseases and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad match

Here we go again. Another internal medicine subspecialty “match day” and another record (bad) day for infectious disease as a subspecialty. ... It's aDaniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital
July 2020

Screening, decolonization and environmental decontamination for MRSA in nursing homes doesn't work

In any case, as I said last week about the study in Clinical Infectious Diseases, congratulations to the authors and journal (this time ICHE) for publishing this important negative study. . ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member, is an infectious disease
July 2020

End or beginning for mandatory influenza vaccination of health care workers?

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Infectious Diseases Society of America, and Pediatrics Infectious Disease Society of America support such a policy, yet a recent Cochrane review stated ”there is no ... Eli N. Perencevich, MD, ACP Member,
July 2020

Mickey, Minnie, measles

It is known that subsequently some patients visited the parks in January while infectious. ... immune. When it comes to infectious diseases, wishing upon a star might not be enough.
July 2020

Measles makes a comeback

Measles (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
July 2020

Dialing it up to 11

1 of only 4 such facilities in the United States, according to Ribner—to treat such a contagious disease … The isolation unit was created 12 years ago in conjunction with experts ... Daniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases,
July 2020

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