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2018-2019 Update in Hospital Medicine Now through June 30, 2019

Instructions for using the Knowledge Resources

  1. Access the “ABIM Activities by Specialty” page and scroll down to the “Hospital Medicine, Focused Practice” links.
  2. Click the “Hospital Medicine, Focused Practice” link and enter the module by inputting your email and ABIM Physician Portal Password. Once you have logged on, keep the ABIM website open in one browser tab and the ACP knowledge resources open in another.
  3. In the ACP knowledge resources tab, as you go through each ABIM module, you can select the specific Question for which you wish to review ACP knowledge resources.
  4. Click on the link(s) provided in the Related ACP Knowledge list to read ACP knowledge resources related directly to your selected question.
  5. Repeat for each question for which you would like to review ACP knowledge.

ACP Knowledge Resources

The ACP knowledge resources utilized in this application include:

  • MKSAP (currently including content from the 18th Edition)
  • Annals of Internal Medicine - online access to current and past issues of the premier journal of Internal Medicine
  • ACP Books - content from 14 ACP books and two books distributed by ACP

If you are not currently an ACP member, you will not be able to gain access to these resources. Please consider joining ACP. Digital MKSAP subscribers also have access to the fully-functional MKSAP site.

Resource for Question 1

MKSAP 18
Cardiovascular Medicine > Heart Failure > Diagnosis (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Cardiovascular Medicine > Heart Failure > Diagnosis (free to members)

Resource for Question 2

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Disorders of the Small and Large Bowel > Acute Diarrhea > Management (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Disorders of the Small and Large Bowel > Acute Diarrhea > Management (free to members)

Resource for Question 3

MKSAP 18
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine > Airways Disease > Management of COPD > Nonpharmacologic Therapy (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine > Airways Disease > Management of COPD > Nonpharmacologic Therapy (free to members)

Resource for Question 4

Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Science of Improvement: Establishing Measures

Resource for Question 5

PubMed
Holden RJ. Lean Thinking in emergency departments: a critical review. Ann Emerg Med 2011;57:265–78. 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2010.08.001. PMID: 21035904

Resource for Question 6

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine > Palliative Medicine > Palliative Medicine > Other Symptoms (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine > Palliative Medicine > Palliative Medicine > Other Symptoms (free to members)

Resource for Question 7

MKSAP 18
Nephrology > Acute Kidney Injury > Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Nephrology > Acute Kidney Injury > Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (free to members)

Resource for Question 8

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology > Multiple Myeloma and Related Disorders > Diagnosis and Prognosis (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology > Multiple Myeloma and Related Disorders > Diagnosis and Prognosis (free to members)

Resource for Question 9

Executive Leadership and Physician Well-being
Nine Organizational Strategies to Promote Engagement and Reduce Burnout

Resource for Question 10

PubMed
Akbar K Waljee, Mary A M Rogers, Paul Lin, Amit G Singal, Joshua D Stein, Rory M Marks, John Z Ayanian, Brahmajee K Nallamothu. Short term use of oral corticosteroids and related harms among adults in the United States: population based cohort study. BMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j1415. PMID: 28404617

Resource for Question 11

Journal of Hospital Infection
R.Wealea, F.El-Bakri, K.Saeed. Pre-operative asymptomatic bacteriuria: a risk factor for prosthetic joint infection? Volume 101, Issue 2, February 2019, Pages 210-213.

Resource for Question 12

MKSAP 18
Neurology > Stroke > Acute Stroke Therapy (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Neurology > Stroke > Acute Stroke Therapy (free to members)

Resource for Question 13

MKSAP 18
Neurology > Neuromuscular Disorders > Peripheral Neuropathies (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Neurology > Neuromuscular Disorders > Peripheral Neuropathies (free to members)

Resource for Question 14

PubMed
Laureano-Phillips J, Robinson RD, Aryal S, Blair S, Wilson D, Boyd K, et al. HEART Score Risk Stratification of Low-Risk Chest Pain Patients in the Emergency Department: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2019 Feb 1. pii: S0196-0644(18)31559-2. PMID:30718010

Resource for Question 15

MKSAP 18
Infectious Disease > Urinary Tract Infections > Pyelonephritis (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Infectious Disease > Urinary Tract Infections > Pyelonephritis (free to members)

Resource for Question 16

MKSAP 18
Dermatology > Common Rashes > Stasis Dermatitis (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Dermatology > Common Rashes > Stasis Dermatitis (free to members)

Resource for Question 17

PubMed
Bath RK, Brar NK, Forouhar FA, Wu GY. A review of methotrexate‐associated hepatotoxicity. J Dig Dis. 2014 Oct;15(10):517-24. doi: 10.1111/1751-2980.12184. PMID:25139707

Resource for Question 18

PubMed
Stanley AJ, Laine L, Dalton HR, Ngu JH, Schultz M, Abazi R, et al. Comparison of risk scoring systems for patients presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding: international multicentre prospective . BMJ 2017; 356 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i6432. PMID:28053181

Resource for Question 19

MKSAP 18
Nephrology > Hypertension > Pharmacologic Therapy (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Nephrology > Hypertension > Pharmacologic Therapy (free to members)

Resource for Question 20

MKSAP 18
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine > Common ICU Conditions > Management of Sepsis (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine > Common ICU Conditions > Management of Sepsis (free to members)

Resource for Question 21

PubMed
Brown KA, Khanafer N, Daneman N, Fisman DN. Meta-Analysis of Antibiotics and the Risk of Community-Associated Clostridium difficile Infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 May; 57(5): 2326–2332. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02176-12. PMID:23478961

Resource for Question 22

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology > Gastrointestinal Bleeding > Management (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology > Gastrointestinal Bleeding > Management (free to members)

Resource for Question 23

MKSAP 18
Infectious Disease > Community-Acquired Pneumonia > Antimicrobial Therapy (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Infectious Disease > Community-Acquired Pneumonia > Antimicrobial Therapy (free to members)

Resource for Question 24

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology > Disorders of the Small and Large Bowel > Microscopic Colitis (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology > Disorders of the Small and Large Bowel > Microscopic Colitis (free to members)

Resource for Question 25

PubMed
Umpierrez, GE, et. al. Hospital Discharge Algorithm Based on Admission HbA1c for the Management of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2014 Nov; 37(11): 2934–2939. Published online 2014 Oct 10. doi: 10.2337/dc14-0479. PMID:25168125

Resource for Question 26

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine > Perioperative Medicine > Perioperative Management of Anticoagulant Therapy (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
General Internal Medicine > Perioperative Medicine > Perioperative Management of Anticoagulant Therapy (free to members)

Resource for Question 27

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology > Thrombotic Disorders > Treatment (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Hematology and Oncology > Thrombotic Disorders > Treatment (free to members)

Resource for Question 28

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology > Disorders of the Pancreas > Acute Pancreatitis > Management (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology > Disorders of the Pancreas > Acute Pancreatitis > Management (free to members)

Resource for Question 29

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology > Disorders of the Pancreas > Acute Pancreatitis > Management (subscription required)

MKSAP 18
Gastroenterology and Hepatology > Disorders of the Pancreas > Acute Pancreatitis > Management (free to members)

Resource for Question 30

PubMed
Carson, JL et. al. Clinical Practice Guidelines From the AABB: Red Blood Cell Transfusion Thresholds and Storage. JAMA. 2016 Nov 15;316(19):2025-2035. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.9185. PMID:27732721