Our story gets the opinions of educators and ethicists on what's allowable and when. ... Executive Editor.
Preventive Services Task Force's recommendations on use of the drugs for primary prevention. ... Executive Editor.
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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.