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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 MARCH 2019

Inpatient Notes

Choosing a Central Line in the ICU: What's New and What's True?
—Sushant Govindan, MD, and Steven Q. Simpson, MD

Over the past decade, decisions regarding central venous access for critically ill patients have become more complicated. This month's commentary offers evidence-based recommendations for choosing the safest option.

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 Review

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

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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.

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

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