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More debate about mammography

Our story gets the opinions of educators and ethicists on what's allowable and when. ... Executive Editor.
March 2017

Statins, gout guidelines fuel debate on best practice

Preventive Services Task Force's recommendations on use of the drugs for primary prevention. ... Executive Editor.
April 2017

Refusal of treatment can present some tricky ethical dilemmas

ACP President Molly Cooke, MD, FACP, addresses recent criticism of the College's involvement in securing access to care. ... And our Resident's Corner discusses how young physicians must learn to balance their professional and personal sides when family
February 2014

Devil can be in the details for DME requests

Further complicating matters, some DME requests come in without a patient's knowledge or the patient places a DME order without first discussing it with the physician. ... Our Conference Coverage section in this issue is from Digestive Disease Week 2014
July 2014

Are scribes a potential boon or bane for primary care?

A patient's statement of “I can't sleep” can be a frustrating presentation for an internist to untangle. ... members. Here is some practical advice from ACP's Center for Practice Improvement and Innovation on how to adapt the rule seamlessly into
February 2012

Cause of chronic pancreatitis can be hard to pinpoint

Most physicians know that it's easy to recommend exercise to patients but much harder to do so in way that's taken seriously. ... Our story discusses one physician's preferred model for “prescribing” exercise, which covers specific factors like
January 2014

Hypertension guidelines lead to vigorous debate

This issue includes stories centered on various aspects of hypertensions, as well as topics specific to mean's health, electronic health records and physical rehabilitation referrals. ... For example, an EHR's copy-and-paste function may cause incorrect
April 2014

Teaching the patient-centered medical home

Communication is valuable in all areas of patient care, but it's especially crucial for cancer survivors transitioning from specialists back to primary care physicians. ... Doherty, ACP's senior vice president for governmental affairs and public policy,
November 2011

Dealing with food allergies, chronic pain

First, Janet Colwell's story on treatment for chronic pain, a common and frustrating issue for internists, offers advice on how to start therapy, measure progress, and modify treatment when necessary. ... the cause of a patient's problem because he was
May 2011

States step in on opioid prescribing

This issue covers such topics as legislative issues regarding prescribing, potential overdoses by patients taking narcotics, and a new way to look at overall health.
October 2016

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