Highlights From Annals of Internal Medicine
Originally published for the broader Annals audience, these articles feature subjects most relevant to hospitalists.
Brain-Type Natriuretic Peptide and Amino-Terminal Pro–Brain-Type Natriuretic Peptide Discharge Thresholds for Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Systematic Review
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:180-190. Published online 29 November 2016. doi:10.7326/M16-1468
Clinical Outcomes of Metformin Use in Populations With Chronic Kidney Disease, Congestive Heart Failure, or Chronic Liver Disease. A Systematic Review
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:191-200. Published online 3 January 2017. doi:10.7326/M16-1901
Highlights From ACP Journal Club
ACP Journal Club is a monthly feature in Annals of Internal Medicine that contains editorial, easy-to-read abstracts pulled from 130 leading medical journals.
Review: Some drugs, added to hydration, prevent contrast-induced acute kidney injury
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:JC9. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-166-2-009
In patients with severe sepsis, hydrocortisone did not prevent progression to septic shock
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:JC10. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-166-2-010