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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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15 AUGUST 2017

Inpatient Notes

Sensemaking—Fostering a Shared Understanding Within Clinical Teams
—Luci K. Leykum, MD, MBA, MSc, and Kevin O’Leary, MD, MS

The difference between effective and ineffective teams might be explained by differences in how they communicate and make sense of information. In this issue's Inpatient Notes, the authors explain the fundamentals of sensemaking, and discuss how these ideas might help teams become more effective.

Highlights of Recent Articles From Annals of Internal Medicine

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

Increasing Incidence of Multiply Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in the United States: A Cohort Study

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:152-158. Published 4 July 2017. doi:10.7326/M16-2733

Patient Outcomes in Dose Reduction or Discontinuation of Long-Term Opioid Therapy: A Systematic Review

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:181-191. Published 11 July 2017. doi:10.7326/M17-0598

In the Clinic - Management of Newly Diagnosed HIV Infection

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:ITC1-ITC16. doi:10.7326/AITC201707040

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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.

Preoperative geriatric assessment reduced hospital stay and complications in patients ≥65 y having vascular surgery

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:JC2. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-167-2-002

Pooled RCTs: Early goal-directed therapy does not reduce mortality more than usual care in early septic shock

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:JC6. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-167-2-006

Evolocumab reduced CV events in patients with atherosclerotic CV disease taking high- or moderate-intensity statins

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:JC7. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-167-2-007

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