Highlights of Recent Articles from Annals of Internal Medicine
Originally published for the broader Annals audience, these articles feature subjects most relevant to hospitalists.
Incidence of Bloodstream Infections, Length of Hospital Stay, and Survival in Patients
With Recurrent Clostridioides difficile Infection Treated With Fecal Microbiota Transplantation or Antibiotics: A Prospective
Ann Intern Med. Published 5 November 2019. doi: 10.7326/M18-3635
Rivaroxaban Versus Vitamin K Antagonist in Antiphospholipid Syndrome: A Randomized
Ann Intern Med. Published 15 October 2019. doi: 10.7326/M19-0291
The Latest Highlights From 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 nonsurgical settings, tranexamic acid reduces mortality and does not increase
Ann Intern Med. 2019;171:JC40. doi: 10.7326/ACPJ201910150-040
Pooled RCTs: In acute ischemic stroke with salvageable brain tissue alteplase at 4.5
to 9 hours improved function
Ann Intern Med. 2019;171:JC44. doi: 10.7326/ACPJ201910150-044