Hospital Medicine August 2011 - Hospital Medicine Alert - Aug 01, 2011

Target Audience:

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


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.


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


  • Avoid NSAIDs After Myocardial Infarction
  • Supplemental Oxygen Administration in the Morbidly Obese: When Less Is Better
  • Sleep Apnea and Perioperative Complications After Noncardiac Surgery
  • Bacterial Meningitis: Rarer, in Older Patients, but Equally Deadly
  • Proton Pump Inhibitors and Clopidogrel


  • 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 relationships related to the material presented in this issue.

Copyright 2011 AHC Media. All rights reserved.