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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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16 OCTOBER 2018

Inpatient Notes

Inpatient Notes

Clinical Pearls—A Middle-Aged Man With Pneumonia and Elevated High-Sensitivity Troponin Levels
—Christopher M. Petrilli, MD, and Donald A. Giacherio, PhD

High-sensitivity troponin testing is being widely adopted in emergency departments for its ability to rapidly rule out myocardial infarction. This month's Inpatient Notes discusses the appropriate use and interpretation of this emerging test.

Highlights of Recent Articles From Annals of Internal Medicine

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

In the Clinic: Clostridioides difficile Infection

Ann Intern Med. 2018;169:ITC49-ITC64. doi:10.7326/AITC201810020

Effect of Variation in Published Stroke Rates on the Net Clinical Benefit of Anticoagulation for Atrial Fibrillation

Ann Intern Med. 2018;169:517-527. Published 25 September 2018. doi:10.7326/M17-2762

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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.

Review: Liberal oxygen increases mortality in acutely ill adults compared with conservative oxygen therapy

Ann Intern Med. 2018;169:JC29. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2018-169-6-029

In embolic stroke of undetermined source, rivaroxaban vs aspirin did not reduce recurrence and increased bleeding

Ann Intern Med. 2018;169:JC32. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2018-169-6-032

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