Highlights From Annals of Internal Medicine
Originally published for the broader Annals audience, these articles feature subjects most relevant to hospitalists.
In the Clinic: Atrial Fibrillation
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:ITC33-ITC48. doi:10.7326/AITC201703070
Pharmacologic Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: Synopsis of the 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:572-578. Published 14 March 2017. doi:10.7326/M16-2937
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: In AF, direct oral anticoagulants reduce all-cause and vascular mortality compared with warfarin
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:JC28. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-166-6-028
After PCI with stents for AF, adding rivaroxaban vs warfarin to antiplatelet drugs reduced bleeding
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:JC29. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-166-6-029
Review: Palliative care improves quality of life and symptom burden but does not affect mortality at 1 to 3 months
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:JC31. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-166-6-031
In patients receiving palliative care, risperidone or haloperidol increased delirium symptoms vs placebo
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:JC32. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-166-6-032