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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

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

Internists as team physicians keep their heads in the game

This month we take an inside look at internists practicing in a field of medicine that's just a little bit different from the norm. ... T his month ACP Internist takes an inside look at internists practicing in a field of medicine that's just a little
October 2011

Six months post-disaster, challenges remain for Japanese medicine

Earlier this year, the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging issued long-awaited guidelines on Alzheimer's diagnosis, a welcome step forward for science that may present clinical ... Have you needed to interpret the new Alzheimer's
September 2011

Overlooking PAD in primary care

But although it's an ideal disorder for effective management in the primary care office, patients with PAD are often overlooked or misdiagnosed, experts say. ... Those of you who've made the trip to ACP's annual meeting in the past are no doubt familiar
April 2011

Internal Medicine 2012 coverage highlights core topics

Some ways to do that, experts said, include asking specific rather than general questions when taking a sexual history and incorporating discussions about driving into Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit. ... There's also bonus conference coverage from
June 2012

Reining in the use of CT scans

Also, our report from the American Society of Nephrology's annual meeting provides a snapshot of the current state of kidney transplantation in the U.S. ... ACP's Washington office offers helpful information on the easiest ways to make the most of the
February 2011

Diagnosis, treatment of chronic sinusitis present challenges

Chronic sinusitis can make a patient's life miserable, but it's often a difficult diagnosis to parse. ... In this month's case, an internist misses a diagnosis that is literally right before his eyes.
January 2011

Continuous glucose monitoring—a good fit for primary care?

ACP Internist looks into what's involved in making a house call and how interested physicians can balance the pros and cons. ... information. We're also launching a new column this issue on medical education, featuring “do it yourself” simulators
October 2010

Childhood disease survivors need comprehensive care

S urvivors of pediatric diseases are a growing group in the U.S., and will soon make up a larger segment of internists' practices. ... And read about how one medical practice put in the time and effort to become Rhode Island's first National Committee
September 2010

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