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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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19 FEBRUARY 2019

Inpatient Notes

Clinical Pearls: Acute Pancreatitis
—Pramod K. Garg, MD

Acute pancreatitis is a common reason for hospital admission. This month's Inpatient Note offers several useful pearls about the diagnosis and management of this condition.

Highlights of Recent Articles from Annals of Internal Medicine

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

How Would You Treat This Patient With Gallstone Pancreatitis? Grand Rounds Discussion From Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:175-81. Published 5 February 2019. doi:10.7326/M18-3536

External Validation of the MEESSI Acute Heart Failure Risk Score: A Cohort Study

Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:248-56. Published 19 February 2019. doi:10.7326/M18-1967

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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.

A wearable cardioverter–defibrillator did not reduce arrhythmic death in MI with reduced ejection fraction

Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:JC5. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2019-170-2-005

After PCI with 2nd-generation DESs for STEMI, dual-antiplatelet-therapy for 6 mo was noninferior to 12 mo

Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:JC6. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2019-170-2-006

Review: Ultrasound-assisted lumbar puncture (LP) did not increase procedural success but reduced traumatic LPs

Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:JC9. doi:10.7326/ACPJC-2019-170-2-009

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