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Current Issue - May 2015


Featured Articles

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Cover Story

Guarding against CAUTI

Guarding against CAUTI

By Janet Colwell

Are efforts to fight catheter-associated urinary tract infections worth the cost?

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Law and Medicine

Recreational marijuana legalization brings new challenges for health care

Recreational marijuana legalization brings new challenges for health care

By Leah Lawrence

Hospitalists in Colorado deal with wider use and new forms of marijuana

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Critical Care

Differentiating disorders of consciousness

Differentiating disorders of consciousness

By Michelle Dalton

Communication may be helpful to patients' recovery

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Success Story

A phone call puts patients in the right place

By Stacey Butterfield

Collaboration includes hospitalists, ED, and patient placement manager

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Q&A: Electronic Health Records

One hospital finds better communication with patients thanks to EHRs

By Stacey Butterfield

Patient satisfaction rates went up after EHR implementation

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Conference Coverage

Experts offer advice on hip fracture, treatment withdrawal, organ donation

By Stacey Butterfield

News from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's annual assembly

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Perspectives

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Newman's Notions

Pott-y language

By Elizabeth Fracica and Jamie Newman, MD, FACP

Tuberculosis with spinal involvement is often referred to as Pott's disease

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Clinical Medicine

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Research Update

Recent Research

From staff reports

C. diff risk, discharge bundles, transfusion strategies, and more

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Departments

Letter from the Editor

The Brief Case: Cases from Massachusetts General Hospital

Perspectives: Improving patient satisfaction is not rocket science

Coding Corner: The 2015 Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier

In the News: From the archives of ACP Hospitalist Weekly

FDA Update: Recalls, warnings, approvals

Pulse On® Ames, IA

Pulse On® Port Angeles, WA

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