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ventilators
06/02/2022
Several professional organizations have updated their guidelines on the use of ventilators in individuals with pneumonia in acute-care hospitals.
06/02/2022
infection
bloodstream
infection
05/04/2022
Several major professional organizations have released a joint statement on the prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections in acute-care hospitals.
05/04/2022
Case In Point
Case In Point
04/04/2022
A 62-year-old White man presented to our emergency department with symptoms of right-sided facial numbness and dysarthria. He also had been having abdominal pain for the previous 5 days, which was...
04/04/2022

Interactive Features

Hospital Medicine
Hospital Medicine
12/28/2021
There are 7 ICD-10-CM codes to classify pneumonia. Test your knowledge on which code to use for a patient with pneumonia due to Streptococcus pneumoniae with our latest pop quiz.
12/28/2021
Hospital Medicine
Hospital Medicine
09/20/2019
When a patient needs treatment for an infectious disease, how do you determine when and how long to hospitalize the patient? Let us know by answering our poll.
09/20/2019
Lung Disease
Lung Disease
07/10/2019
A 62-year-old man is admitted to the hospital for an acute exacerbation of COPD. What is the mortality rate within the next 2 years in patients presenting with this scenario?
07/10/2019
Hospital Medicine
Hospital Medicine
06/28/2019
The FDA recently approved the use of an antibacterial drug as a treatment for hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia. But what about preventing infections like this? Do you think probiotics could be helpful?...
06/28/2019
Mental Health
Mental Health
11/02/2017
About 10% of codeine is metabolized to morphine, from which its analgesic effect derives.
11/02/2017

Clinical Insights

ACEP 2021
Jeffrey Tabas, MD
ACEP 2021
10/22/2021
In this podcast, Jeffrey Tabas, MD, discusses rate control among patients presenting with atrial fibrillation as a challenge for emergency department physicians, a topic he discussed during his session at...
10/22/2021
Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia
Christian Sandrock
Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia
10/15/2021
In this podcast, Christian Sandrock, MD, MPH, talks about the burden of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) in the United States, including the financial burden, the burden on hospitals, and...
10/15/2021
Bacterial Infections
Joseph Solomkin, MD
Bacterial Infections
10/18/2016
He answers our questions about the IGNITE4 trial, which evaluated eravacycline vs meropenem for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections among acutely hospitalized patients.
10/18/2016
Hospital Medicine
Kristen Kulasa, MD
Hospital Medicine
12/17/2014
Steven Edelman, MD, and Kristen Kulasa, MD, discuss the current recommendations for treating patients with diabetes in the inpatient setting.
12/17/2014