Hospital Medicine February 2011 - Hospital Medicine Alert - Feb 01, 2011

Target Audience:

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

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

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

Subjects:

  • Omeprazole and Clopidogrel — Is There a Clinically Meaningful Interaction?
  • Study Supports More Appropriate Blood Pressure Levels for Post-ACS Patients
  • Early Aggressive Therapy to Reduce Serum Lactate Levels Improves Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients
  • Managing Influenza in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies
  • Cognition after Sepsis

Objectives:

  • 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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