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Inpatient Medicine

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on inpatient medicine topics, including atrial fibrillation, cancer, cellulitis and soft tissue infections, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, delirium, diabetes, dyspnea, gastrointestinal bleeding, HIV infection, hypertension, hypernatremia, hyponatremia, kidney disease, meningitis, myocardial infarction, pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis, pleural effusion, pneumonia, pyelonephritis, stroke, syncope, and transfusions. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Atrial Fibrillation

Cancer

Cellulitis and Soft Tissue Infections

Congestive Heart Failure

COPD Exacerbation

Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Delirium

Diabetes

Dyspnea, Acute

Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Acute

Health Care-Associated Infections

HIV Infection

Hypertension, Severe

Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia

Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

Kidney Disease

Meningitis

Myocardial Infarction

Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer

Pleural Effusion

Pneumonia

Pyelonephritis

Sepsis

Stroke

Syncope

Transfusions

Improving Practice



Atrial Fibrillation

01/01/2011 Atrial Fibrillation: Diagnosis and Treatment Algorithm Patient Education
06/15/2005 Choosing Between Warfarin (Coumadin) and Aspirin Therapy for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Cancer

12/01/2006 Treatment of Oncologic Emergencies
08/15/2005 Determining Prognosis for Patients with Terminal Cancer [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Cellulitis and Soft Tissue Infections

09/15/2015 Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Algorithm
08/01/2013 Diabetic Foot Infections Algorithm

Congestive Heart Failure

06/15/2012 Diagnosis and Evaluation of Heart Failure Algorithm
06/01/2011 Brain Natriuretic Peptide for Ruling Out Heart Failure [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

COPD Exacerbation

03/01/2010 Management of COPD Exacerbations Patient Education
09/01/2006 Antibiotics for Exacerbations of COPD [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

11/15/2012 Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Algorithm
09/01/2008 The Role of Chest CT in Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism [AFP Journal Club]
06/15/2012 ACP Recommendations for VTE Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients [Practice Guidelines]

Delirium

08/01/2014 Delirium in Older Persons: Evaluation and Management
11/15/2007 Predicting Delirium in Hospitalized Older Patients [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Diabetes

03/01/2013 Diabetic Ketoacidosis: Evaluation and Treatment Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
05/01/2010 Glucose Control in Hospitalized Patients

Dyspnea, Acute

02/15/2012 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Diagnosis and Management Differential Diagnosis Patient Education
07/01/2011 Management of Acute Asthma Exacerbations Algorithm Patient Education

Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Acute

02/15/2015 Hemoptysis: Evaluation and Management Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
03/01/2012 Diagnosis and Management of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Algorithm
11/01/2009 Diverticular Bleeding Algorithm Differential Diagnosis

Health Care-Associated Infections

09/15/2014 Prevention of Health Care-Associated Infections

HIV Infection

02/15/2011 Complications of HIV Infection: A Systems-Based Approach
07/15/2010 Postexposure Prophylaxis Against Human Immunodeficiency Virus Algorithm

Hypertension, Severe

02/15/2010 Evaluation and Treatment of Severe Asymptomatic Hypertension
08/01/2009 Radiologic Evaluation of Suspected Renovascular Hypertension

Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia

09/15/2015 Potassium Disorders: Hypokalemia and Hyperkalemia Algorithm

Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia

03/01/2015 Diagnosis and Management of Sodium Disorders: Hyponatremia and Hypernatremia Algorithm Differential Diagnosis

Kidney Disease

10/01/2012 Acute Kidney Injury: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management Algorithm
11/15/2009 Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults: Diagnosis and Management Patient Education

Meningitis

12/15/2010 Diagnosis, Initial Management, and Prevention of Meningitis Algorithm

Myocardial Infarction

11/01/2013 Myocardial Infarction: Management of the Subacute Period Algorithm
06/15/2009 ACC/AHA Guideline Update for the Management of ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Algorithm
08/15/2009 Acute Coronary Syndrome (Unstable Angina and non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer

11/01/2014 Acute Pancreatitis Differential Diagnosis
04/15/2014 Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Cancer Algorithm

Pleural Effusion

07/15/2014 Diagnostic Approach to Pleural Effusion Algorithm

Pneumonia

06/01/2011 Diagnosis and Management of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults
04/15/2006 Outpatient vs. Inpatient Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Pyelonephritis

09/01/2011 Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Pyelonephritis in Women

Sepsis

07/01/2013 Early Recognition and Management of Sepsis in Adults: The First Six Hours Algorithm

Stroke

04/15/2015 Diagnosis of Acute Stroke Algorithm
12/15/2011 Subacute Management of Ischemic Stroke
06/15/2008 Predicting Prognoses in Patients with Acute Stroke [Point-of-Care Guides] Point of Care

Syncope

09/15/2011 Evaluation of Syncope Algorithm
06/01/2012 Risk Stratification of Patients Presenting with Syncope [Point-of-Care Guides]

Transfusions

03/15/2011 Transfusion of Blood and Blood Products: Indications and Complications

Improving Practice

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

09/01/2006 Inpatient Care: Standardized Admission Orders

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