Hospital Medicine Alert (Vol. 10, No. 4) - June 1, 2015

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Release date: June 2015

Valid through: June 2017

Target Audience

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


  • Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis: Prednisolone or Pentoxifylline
  • Endovascular Intracranial Clot Extraction Benefits Are Confirmed in More Clinical Trials
  • Ceftolozane/Tazobactam — Formulary Considerations
  • Blood Transfusion After Cardiac Surgery
  • Pneumonia in U.S. Children Requiring Hospitalization


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

Credit Available


  • Maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)


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

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AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Listing


Deborah J. DeWaay, MD, FACP Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC


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

AHC Media Managing Editor: Jill Drachenberg

Associate Managing editor: Dana Spector

Financial Disclosure

Hospital Medicine Alert’s physician editor, Kenneth P. Steinberg, MD, peer reviewer Rachael Safyan, MD, Managing editor Jill Drachenberg, and associate managing editor Dana Spector have no relevant relationship related to the material presented in this issue.

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