Hospital Medicine Alert (Vol. 11, No. 11) - January 1, 2017

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Release date: January 2017

Valid through: January 2020

Target Audience

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

Subjects

  • VRE and MRSA: Should We Stop Routine Contact Precautions?
  • A New Paradigm in the Management of Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Embolism Common Cause for Syncope in Hospitalized Patients
  • Diastolic Blood Pressure Goals
  • High-flow Nasal Cannula vs. Noninvasive Ventilation in Postextubation Failure

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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