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,
Editor's Note: ACP recently developed a policy position paper on retail health clinics, which was published in the Dec. ... He completed his residency in internal medicine, primary care at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
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
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.
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,
What's more, patients who are ingesting, smoking, or inhaling marijuana or related products may not be telling their physicians about them. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.
codes and levels of specificity, and our Practice Tips column discusses what's needed to obtain patient consent for chronic care management.
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
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