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Current Issue - April 2016

Featured Articles

Cover Story

Perfecting post-acute care

Perfecting post-acute care

By Janet Colwell

Hospitalists take bigger role in postdischarge decisions


Quality Improvement

Hospitals review evidence in-house

Hospitals review evidence in-house

By Mollie Durkin

Evidence-based practice centers target patient care and safety



The complexity of stress hyperglycemia

The complexity of stress hyperglycemia

By Kathy Holliman

Research highlights risks of glycemic variability


Conference Coverage

Duration not always definitive in convulsive status epilepticus

By Jennifer Kearney-Strouse

Timelines can help but shouldn't always be followed to the letter


Morning Report

Acute exacerbation of COPD

By Hamid Feiz, MD, ACP Member; Pablo Herscovici, MD; Mauricio Danckers, MD; Andrew Chu, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; Chi Chan Lee, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; Sharmila Ravindranathan, MD, ACP Resident/Fellow Member; and Thu Thu Aung, MD

Diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of acute exacerbation of COPD in a 67-year-old man


Success Story

A money-back guarantee for hospital care

By Mollie Durkin

A goal of the program is to identify flaws in the health care system's processes



Newman's Notions

Hospital medicine in India

Hospital medicine in India

By Vidya Menon, MD, FACP, and Jamie S. Newman, MD, FACP

Last December, speakers from several countries joined their colleagues in Kochi, India, to discuss clinical administrative, and education issues during a multi-day conference


Clinical Medicine

Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

PE hospitalizations and vena cava filter placements, preadmission glucocorticoids and 30-day poststroke mortality, troponin and heart failure readmissions, and more



Letter from the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Coding Corner: Split/shared services

Perspectives: Truly be the “PCP in the hospital”

Test Yourself: MKSAP quiz on COPD

In the News: From the archives of ACP Hospitalist Weekly

FDA Update: Recalls, warnings, approvals

Pulse On® Louisville, KY

Pulse On® Nampa, ID


ACP Hospitalist Weekly

From the April 27, 2016 edition

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