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Annals for Hospitalists

Michigan Medicine

If you practice hospital medicine, Annals for Hospitalists simplifies your search for information that matters most to you. Developed with the Division of Hospital Medicine at Michigan Medicine 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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17 APRIL 2018

Inpatient Notes

Inpatient Notes

Why Should Hospitalists Use Point-of-Care Ultrasound?
—Anna M. Maw, MD, MS, and Nilam J Soni, MD, MSc

Over the past decade, hospitalists have begun to use point-of-care ultrasound to answer focused diagnostic questions at the bedside. In this month's Inpatient Notes, the authors explain why point-of-care ultrasound may become a routine part of a hospitalist's physical examination.

Highlights of Recent Articles From Annals of Internal Medicine

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

Should This Patient Receive Prophylactic Medication to Prevent Delirium?: Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Ann Intern Med. 2018;168:498-505. doi:10.7326/M18-0388

Evidence Underpinning the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock Management Bundle (SEP-1): A Systematic Review

Ann Intern Med. 2018;168:558-568. Published 20 February 2018. doi:10.7326/M17-2947

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The Latest 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.

Fecal transplant by oral capsule was noninferior to delivery by colonoscopy for C difficile recurrence

Ann Intern Med. 2018;168:JC31. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2018-168-6-031

In adults with S aureus bacteremia, adding rifampicin to standard antibiotic therapy did not improve outcomes

Ann Intern Med. 2018;168:JC32. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2018-168-6-032

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