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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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17 OCTOBER 2017

Inpatient Notes

Diagnostic Excellence Starts With an Incessant Watch
—Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD

In this issue's Inpatient Notes, the author describes a simple yet powerful practice to develop and enhance one's diagnostic performance.

Highlights of Recent Articles From Annals of Internal Medicine

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

Ethics and the Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide: An American College of Physicians Position Paper

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:576-578. Published 19 September 2017. doi:10.7326/M17-0938

Oregon's Death With Dignity Act: 20 Years of Experience to Inform the Debate

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:579-583. Published 19 September 2017. doi:10.7326/M17-2300

Diagnostic Reasoning: An Endangered Competency in Internal Medicine Training

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:507-508. Published 12 September 2017. doi:10.7326/M17-0163

In the Clinic: Urinary Tract Infection

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:ITC49-ITC64. doi:AITC201710030

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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: In older patients with chronic disease, transitional care reduces mortality and readmissions

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:JC32. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-167-6-032

High-STEACS Algorithm missed fewer patients with acute MI than the ESC Pathway in the ED

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:JC34. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-167-6-034

4 hs-cTnI algorithms had high sensitivity and low failure rates for ruling out acute MI in the ED

Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:JC35. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2017-167-6-035

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