This month's issue includes stories on peripherally inserted central catheters and bedside exam skills, and conference coverage from the American Thoracic Society, the Society of Hospital Medicine and the American Diabetes Association.
This month's issue includes a cover story on responsible opioid prescribing, disaster preparedness, and treatment of ascites in patients with portal hypertension.
Overprescribing of antibiotics is often cited as a chief culprit behind the rising threat of â€œsuperbugâ€ï¿½ infections, such as Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile.
Most hospitalists comanage surgical patients as part of their day-to-day responsibilities, but the hows, whens and whys of a comanagement relationship can vary from hospital to hospital and even from physician to physician.
Some of this issue's topics include the role of localized fungi in pneumonia, identification and treatment of acute gout, and fluid management in sepsis.
The American Board of Medical Specialties last fall began offering board certification in palliative care, opening up an exciting new career path for hospitalists.
Once you've recruited a few great hospitalists to your program, you might be tempted to think you've solved your staffing woes. But recruitment is only half the battle. You also need to worry about that other “R” word: retention.
This month, we look at another trend rooted in patient-centered care: cultural competency.
This month's issue includes articles on recruitment, locum tenens, cellulitis, and more.
This month's issue includes a cover story on changes in rapid response teams and articles on patients' perspectives of readmissions, heart failure treatment, hospitalist fellowships, and more.