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Changing antibiotic prescribing not a one-step process

This month's Conference Coverage section brings you news from the American Diabetes Association's annual meeting, held earlier this year in Philadelphia. ... Finally, our Letters to the Editor section features readers' reactions to a recent column on
September 2012

What economic theory can teach us about retail clinics

Editor's Note: ACP recently developed a policy position paper on retail health clinics, which was published in the Dec. ... He completed his residency in internal medicine, primary care at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
June 2016

Finding and treating a tricky disorder

Patients with this condition can have no symptoms at all, and it's often detected as an incidental finding on a blood test. ... We feature rural medicine in this issue with a look at the federal government's Indian Health Service in New Mexico.
March 2012

The politics of health care

Although none of these measures have yet been put into practice—both the Texas and Florida laws have been stayed by federal injunction, and California's governor vetoed the mammogram ... Paula S. Katz examines how primary care physicians can help
January 2012

Are your patients health literate?

D etermining a patient's health literacy can be a challenge for physicians. ... It's easy enough for patients to act as if they understand the nuances of their diagnoses and the resulting treatment instructions, but that apparent comprehension may be
July 2011

Behind the scenes at ACP, policy can improve patient care

for the College's “Patients Before Paperwork” initiative, stemming the escalating cost of prescription drugs, and revising the College's Ethics Manual. ... Editor's Note: Dr. Tape is Chair, ACP Board of Regents, 2016-2017, and is guest-writing this
November 2016

What does a doctor look like?

If you do a Google search, that's typically what will pop up. ... Editor's Note: The Delta Air Lines flight mentioned in this story was operated by Republic Airline, a Delta Connection carrier.
April 2019

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

No such thing as ‘one fits all’ for physicians and mobile devices

Smartphones and tablets can put medical information at a doctor's fingertips, making it easier to calculate drug dosages, look up symptoms or side effects, and explain complicated diseases to patients. ... Paula S. Katz surveys the current technological
April 2012

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

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