P atients often report difficulty sleeping, and it's up to internists to determine which ones are suffering from lifestyle-related conditions like stress and which are affected by sleep apnea. ... Although ACP's premier scientific meeting is always a big
ACP has issued guidance in several areas of women's health over the past year, including pelvic exams, cervical cancer screening, and breast cancer screening. ... As Bob Doherty, ACP's senior vice president for governmental affairs and public policy,
But it's an assessment that's important, since malnutrition can have a deleterious effect on all areas of a patient's overall health.
It's a new year, 2015, which is also the year of ACP's centennial. ... And every issue of ACP Internist this year will include an article that highlights each of ACP's 10 decades.
This issue covers topics including aspirin's role in cardiovascular health, conference coverage for palliative care, and the growth of free clinics in medical education. ... Which sessions offered the most value to you this year? How did you celebrate
There's also advice on perioperative medication management and how to incorporate cultural competence when caring for Latino patients. ... Doherty, grades the Affordable Care Act's enrollment so far. And, a medical student offers some thoughts on why
A s part of managing diabetes therapy in their practice, internists must come up with just the right combination of diet and medication to control blood glucose and prevent adverse events, ... Stacey Butterfield, in this issue's story, looks at recent
T he U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has long recommended screening adults in primary care to reduce alcohol misuse, but in 2013 it revised its recommendation to clarify that such ... It's not all good news, though: For some drugs, additional risks
codes and levels of specificity, and our Practice Tips column discusses what's needed to obtain patient consent for chronic care management.
It's even become more common for patients to be able to consult with their primary care physicians via e-mail or other online methods. ... In College news, ACP's President, David A. Fleming, MD, MA, MACP, discusses the importance of our international