Highlights of Recent Articles from Annals of Internal Medicine
Originally published for the broader Annals audience, these articles feature subjects most relevant to hospitalists.
Management of Patients With Fever and Neutropenia Through the Arc of Time: A Narrative
Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:389-97. Published 12 March 2019. doi:10.7326/M18-3192
Effects of a Personalized Web-Based Decision Aid for Surrogate Decision Makers of
Patients With Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:285-97. Published 5 March 2019.doi: 10.7326/M18-2335
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.
Cholecystectomy reduced major complications vs catheter drainage in high-risk patients
with acute cholecystitis
Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:JC22. doi:10.7326/ACPJ201902190-022
Review: Prophylactic antibiotics reduce exacerbations but do not improve quality of
life in patients with COPD
Ann Intern Med. 2019;170:JC22. doi:10.7326/ACPJ201902190-018