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Annals for Hospitalists

University of Michigan

If you practice hospital medicine, Annals for Hospitalists simplifies your search for information that matters most to you. Developed with the University of Michigan Hospital Medicine Program and the VA Ann Arbor Health System, Annals for Hospitalists provides monthly highlights from Annals of Internal Medicine and ACP Journal Club and “Inpatient Notes”—unique perspectives on contemporary topics in hospital medicine.

Feature Editors:
David H. Wesorick, MD, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Vineet Chopra, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
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20 DECEMBER 2016

Inpatient Notes

Inpatient Notes

Annals for Hospitalists Inpatient Notes - Mistakes in the Hospital—Communicating, Apologizing, and Beyond
by Allen Kachalia, MD, JD

How should hospitalists communicate with patients when medical errors occur? This commentary suggests that transparency should serve as a guiding principle.

Highlights From Annals of Internal Medicine

Originally published for the broader Annals audience, these articles feature subjects most relevant to hospitalists.

In the Clinic - Preoperative Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery

Ann Intern Med. 2016;165:ITC81-ITC96. doi:10.7326/AITC201612060

Early Identification of Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest With No Chance of Survival and Consideration for Organ Donation

Ann Intern Med. 2016;165:770-778. Published online 13 September 2016. doi:10.7326/M16-0402

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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.

Stopping antibiotics after 5 days in clinically stable community-acquired pneumonia was noninferior to usual care

Ann Intern Med. 2016;165:JC50. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2016-165-10-050

Edoxaban had similar efficacy to and better safety than warfarin in AF, regardless of previous stroke or TIA

Ann Intern Med. 2016;165:JC54. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2016-165-10-054

Adding formoterol to budesonide did not increase serious asthma events and reduced exacerbations

Ann Intern Med. 2016;165:JC56. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2016-165-10-056

Adding salmeterol to fluticasone did not increase serious asthma events and reduced exacerbations

Ann Intern Med. 2016;165:JC57. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2016-165-10-057

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