This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
As physicians convert to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System, they will eventually be required to consider the cost of care they deliver to patients.
ACP Internist Weekly
- Prostate cancer
Task Force draft recommendation leaves PSA screening choice up to patients
- Perioperative care
New persistent opioid use after elective surgery similar between minor, major procedures
At least two million people each year in the United States are infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics, and at least 23,000 people die each year as a result of these infections.
Fewer splenectomies are being done, but thromboembolic disease afterward is now more recognized and therefore being diagnosed more frequently.
ACP's president reflects on his year of tenure and shares his convocation speech from Internal Medicine Meeting 2017.
There is almost nothing that physicians and the larger health care system can do for patients that isn't affected by what comes down from Washington. ACP must become involved in the political process.
This issue covers the debate about statins guidelines, evidence-based guidelines for gout, and physicians-in-training who face discrimination.
The left panel of this angiography shows thrombosis of the right carotid artery such as might occur in a patient who presents to the emergency department with an acute symptomatic ischemic stroke. The right panel demonstrates the return of vascular flow following successful thrombolysis, as might occur after the patient is treated with intravenous alteplase within 180 minutes of stroke onset. Post-thrombolytic therapy, what is this patient is most likely to have?
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