ACP's annual meeting offered a large variety of learning and networking opportunities. ... As always, ACP Internist's staff was on hand to provide updates via our daily newspaper, blog posts and e-newsletter.
Although physicians don't have to do the reporting themselves, they should still be aware of what's being reported and how. ... Liao, MD, an ACP Resident/Fellow Member, reflects on his just-concluded intern year at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Much like with anemia, symptoms can point to several different problems and might not be recognized as pulmonary embolism until it's too late. ... This issue also debuts a new column, “The Patient's Voice,” the result of a collaboration between ACP
Learn how doctors can best spot pulmonary hypertension, a disease for which treatments have improved dramatically but inclusion in the typical internist's differential hasn't. ... There's more than one reason to make an effort to do so, though, as good
Today's tools can be of benefit, experts say, if physicians engage with patients about them and help them interpret what they find. ... Dr. Kamali's plans for the future include a state-of-the-art hospital that will both provide health care to Afghan
It's winter, but that doesn't mean patients or physicians can forget about skin cancer, which should be a concern at all times of the year. ... Neil Kirschner, ACP's senior associate for regulatory and insurer affairs, provides an overview of what to
C ultural and spiritual beliefs haven't always played a large role in U.S. ... In our story, Paula S. Katz discusses why physicians who are comfortable with their own spirituality may find it easier to incorporate patients' beliefs into clinical practice.
Then there's the related issue of how much “one drink” really is. ... in his first year of residency, including the importance of one's peers to a high-quality medical education.
But while new hepatitis C cases are on the decline in the U.S., the number of long-term cases is increasing. ... Complicating matters, many patients begin taking statins and start an exercise program at the same time, making it harder to determine what's
Finally, this issue's Q&A delves into the details of a large medical home pilot in Colorado.