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When is it sleep apnea?

Patients 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
March 2015

Alcohol treatment may be shifting to primary care

The 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 screening ... It's not all good news, though: For some drugs,
October 2015

Aspirin's use, effectiveness debated

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
May 2015

Internists interacting with retail clinics

For example, MinuteClinic's list of services includes monitoring for diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertension. ... Editor's Note: Dr. McLean's statements do not necessarily reflect official policies of ACP.
February 2016

Urinary incontinence is overlooked but treatable

codes and levels of specificity, and our Practice Tips column discusses what's needed to obtain patient consent for chronic care management.
February 2015

Managing diabetes meds more complicated in elderly patients

Stacey Butterfield, in this issue's story, looks at recent guidance on this topic and talks to experts about factors that could affect treatment in elderly diabetics, including patient preference, living ... Turn to our story to learn more. Palliative
October 2014

Nonspecific symptoms may have a very specific cause

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
November 2014

Internal Medicine 2014 tackles medical errors, EHRs, and more

Internal Medicine 2014 was held in April in Orlando, Fla., and as always, ACP Internist's staff was on hand to provide daily updates. ... There's also advice on perioperative medication management and how to incorporate cultural competence when caring
June 2014

Managing gluten sensitivity can mean managing patient expectations

The first consideration in dealing with this situation, experts say, is to try to rule out other conditions that could be causing a patient's GI symptoms, including wheat allergy, celiac ... It's also key to ask patients questions about their diet to
September 2014

Refusal of treatment can present some tricky ethical dilemmas

ACP President Molly Cooke, MD, FACP, addresses recent criticism of the College's involvement in securing access to care. ... And our Resident's Corner discusses how young physicians must learn to balance their professional and personal sides when family
February 2014

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