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
The session's presenter, a surgical subspecialist, recommended, among other things, saving time by using a “scribe” to take a patient's history. ... Mary Noble, FACP. Spokane, Wash. Editor's note: As our disclaimer indicates, articles in ACP
Meanwhile, most others who aren't so sure about vitamin D's long-term effects urge caution and moderation. ... It's essential, experts say, to treat the whole person rather than just the disease.
Today, though, the average age at diagnosis is in the 50s, and the incidence in the U.S. ... ACP's annual meeting, Internal Medicine 2010, takes place later this month in Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Ejnes agrees that the data in marijuana's favor are not yet definitive. ... Editor's Note: Dr. Ejnes is Chair-elect of ACP's Board of Regents.
theft.”. [Editor's note: The rule was originally to take effect May 1; the FTC announced it would delay enforcement on April 30. ... Debra Lansey is Associate for Regulatory and Insurer Affairs in ACP's Washington, D.C.
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.
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.
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