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
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
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.
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
few. Attendance this year exceeded 6,000 physicians from the U.S. and other countries. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
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
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.
That's now changing, as master's programs focusing specifically on quality have begun cropping up across the country. ... Next month's issue will feature our wrapup of coverage from Internal Medicine 2010, held in April in Toronto.
It's not always clear, however, what an adequate system might look like. ... What's not quite clear yet, though, is the place they have in medicine.
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.