This year's over 6, 000 attendees—physicians, medical students and allied health professionals—had more than enough to choose from to make their meeting experience a success. ... And that's not all: This issue also includes conference coverage from
Internal Medicine 2011 was held in San Diego this April, and as always, ACP Internist's staff was on hand to provide readers with updates through our daily newspaper, blog posts ... Topics include when to initiate palliative care, how to discuss
For both issues, the devil is in the details. I n a growing number of states, 14 at last count, it's now legal for patients to use medical marijuana, as ... Paula S. Katz talks to experts in the field about how and when they initiate statin treatment and
Internists caring for RA patients should be aware of the disease's constellation of effects so they can provide targeted screening and treatment. ... In March 2009, Washington became the second U.S. state after Oregon to permit physician-assisted suicide.
s appointment with specific requests for treatment or tests, and expect to receive them. ... doctor's appointment with specific requests for treatment or tests, and expect to receive them.
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.
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.
Internal medicine in Nepal is only about 50 years old, so the residency program represents an exciting step forward, said the Nepali and U.S. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
few. Attendance this year exceeded 6, 000 physicians from the U.S. and other countries. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
A round-up of this issue's articles on hospital integration, coordinating stroke care and the dangers of herbal supplements. ... It's important to know what to look for when a hospital wants to make a deal.