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Do you know how big you are?

Wednesday's precourse “Battling Burnout Together: You Are Not Alone” included an explanation of psychological size, which includes both innate attributes (e.g., stature, age, race, ethnicity) and acquired attributes (name, title, reputation).

K, kidneys, and ketoacidosis

Contraindications to sodium polystyrene sulfonate, alternative treatments for hyperkalemia, and SGLT2 inhibitors were covered at Wednesday's hospital medicine precourse in a quick review of issues in inpatient nephrology.

Don't miss anaphylaxis in the hospital

One common error is to assume that anaphylaxis isn't present because the patient doesn't have hypotension or shock.

Improving in-hospital handoffs

Any physicians who hand off patients may want to consider how well their messages are being understood, especially because patient safety is at stake.

April issue online and in the mail

This issue covers deaf patients, nurse staffing, and stethoscope cleaning, among other hot topics. A Twitter chat on Tuesday, April 23, at 6 p.m. Eastern will focus on this month's Q&A on bedside rounding.

Put words in our mouth

ACP Hospitalist Weekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.