Hospital Medicine March 2010 - Hospital Medicine Alert - Mar 01, 2010

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for hospitalists, intensivists and acute care clinicians.


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Kenneth P. Steinberg, MD
Professor of Medicine
Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
University of Washington


  • Continuing Low-dose Aspirin with Peptic Ulcer Bleeding
  • Prevention of Surgical-site Infections
  • Lending a (Clean) Hand: Improving Hand-hygiene Practices
  • Intensive Lipid Lowering in ACS Patients Undergoing PCI
  • Pharmacokinetics of IV Immunoglobulins and Outcome in GBS


  • review pertinent safety, infection control, and quality improvement practices
  • discuss diagnosis and treatment of acute illness in the hospital setting
  • review current data on diagnostic and therapeutic modalities for common inpatient problems

Financial Disclosure:

Hospital Medicine Alert's physician editor, Kenneth P. Steinberg, MD, has no relevant financial relationship related to the material presented in this issue.

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