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Letters to the Editor

I was particularly bothered by the article's mention of “energy medicine” and “healing touch,” as this might suggest to some that these practices are of value. ... Brian Berman, MD, properly pointed out in Ms. Durkin's article “that there are
April 2016

Readers respond on abdominal wall pain, health care prices

Stein, MD, FACP, in the Letters to the Editor section in the September 2017 ACP Internist. ... I refer chiefly to the TIME magazine article “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us” by Steven Brill, published in 2013.
November 2017

Politics, religion and sex--avoiding 'third rail' topics in the exam room

asking about sexual activity as part of a history unless it is essential to the diagnosis. ... I was glancing through the letters-to-the-editor page of our local small town gazette when I came across a letter submitted by one of my patients who I have
May 2019

Readers weigh in on ACP's meaning, ‘nonspecific’ back pain

Like Dr. López's parents, I immigrated to the United States, a few years after graduating from Honduras Medical School, which had a very rigorous eight-year program, with emphasis in ... The uncritical acceptance of a 50-year-old concept needs
July 2018

New internal medicine residency gains foothold in Nepal

The mission of Patan Hospital is to provide quality, compassionate health care to everyone who comes to the hospital, regardless of their ability to pay,” he said. ... In addition, writing will be a crucial skill for the new internal medicine residents,
April 2018

Letters to the Editor

the high prevalence of this debilitating disorder, and the challenges faced in coming to a proper diagnosis. ... There is no autoimmune component to fibromyalgia, and treatment paradigms include the use of anticonvulsants and antidepressants to modulate
May 2009

Letters to the Editor

Precise language is apparently required to get authorization, to the point that without a template, internists need to resubmit their notes or insert an addendum, requiring additional paperwork. ... But patients feel they are entitled to the shoes
September 2014

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to the ACP InternistWeekly item about lower pay driving physicians to cut their hours, and to the cover story that questioned the value of the annual physical exam. ... I am sure that this is a net savings for the system, which is then
April 2010

Letters to the Editor

Kudos for cosmetics and for ACP's Women in Medicine project. I have read the recent commentaries in response to the article on cosmetic procedures [“ Adding cosmetic procedures lifts internists' sagging ... I believe ACP is sensitive to the fact that
April 2008

Letters to the Editor

I reported my observations to the American Heart Association and inquired if there might not be some interest in studying this. ... Many of these same African people develop coronary disease when they immigrate to the United States and adapt to our
February 2010

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