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Hospital medicine meeting offers advice for all internists

In addition to complete coverage of the American College of Physicians' Internal Medicine meeting, readers can find coverage from the Society of Hospital Medicine's annual meeting, including a digest of palliative care, consulting as a career and infectious disease control.
1 Jun 2010

Catheter ablation improved quality of life, but not major adverse cardiac events, versus medical therapy in afib

This research provides essential information to optimize the care of atrial fibrillation patients in a patient-centric way that allows for shared decision making when considering treatment options, an editorial noted.
19 Mar 2019

ACP offers free webinar on discussing afib self-management options with patients

The webinar will also cover how to apply risk-scoring systems to determine appropriate anticoagulation based on individual risk of stroke and bleeding.
6 Nov 2018

How to start an NP/PA program

Clarifying the goals behind hiring nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) will help hospital program leaders choose the most suitable model for integrated care.
1 May 2019

Concomitant influenza infection associated with worse in-hospital outcomes in heart failure patients

Rates of in-hospital mortality, acute respiratory failure with and without mechanical ventilation, and acute kidney injury with and without dialysis were significantly higher in patients admitted with heart failure and influenza infection compared to admissions for heart failure alone.
8 Jan 2019

Pandemic parenting as a physician

As the pandemic escalated, two physicians learned to balance increased home duties with increased workloads.
1 Oct 2020

Those lost

A physician recounts colleagues she lost to physician suicide in her seven-year career as an attending hospitalist physician.
1 Sep 2019

Training in breathing exercises before upper abdominal surgery significantly reduced postoperative pulmonary complications and pneumonia

Study authors noted that the intervention has minimal potential to harm and can be provided within existing hospital clinics that patients must attend before surgery.
30 Jan 2018

Questions, answers on certification

A session outlined how a new Maintenance of Certification process will work. Starting in 2018, eligible physicians certified in internal medicine will be offered the choice of taking an assessment every two years or every 10 years.
1 Jun 2017

High-sensitivity troponin testing could reduce stress testing for myocardial ischemia in stable CAD

A high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I level below 2.5 pg/mL indicated low risk of inducible myocardial ischemia in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD).
6 Nov 2018

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