Hospital Medicine Alert (Vol. 11, No. 10) - December 1, 2016

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Release date: December 2016

Valid through: December 2019

Target Audience

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

Subjects

  • Outcomes in Patients Treated with Therapeutic Hypothermia After In-hospital Cardiac Arrest
  • Reported Beta-lactam Allergy Is Associated with More Adverse Events Among Inpatients
  • What Influences ICU Admission?
  • Vasopressin as a Single Vasopressor Agent in Patients with Septic Shock
  • Warning: Reactivation of Hepatitis B Virus Coinfection During Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection
  • FDA Is Approving New Antibiotics — But Is the Result Just Higher Prices for More of the Same?

Objectives

  • 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

Physicians

  • Maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

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

Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Listing

Authors

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

 Editors

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

Editor: Jill Drachenberg

Ebook Design Specialist: Dana Spector

Financial Disclosure

Hospital Medicine Alert’s Physician Editor, Kenneth P. Steinberg, MD, Peer Reviewer Rachael Safyan, MD, Editor Jill Drachenberg, and Ebook Design Specialist Dana Spector, have no relevant relationship related to the material presented in this issue.

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