Hospital Medicine May 2010 - Hospital Medicine Alert - May 01, 2010

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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


  • Can We Accurately Predict Fluid Responsiveness?
  • NT-pro BNP
  • Fusobacterium and Tonsillar Infections
  • Colistin and Acute Respiratory Failure
  • STEMI Patients with Multi-vessel Disease — Culprit- vessel PCI vs. Multi-vessel PCI
  • Infection in HIV Patients


  • 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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