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.
Survivors of pediatric diseases are a growing group in the U.S., and will soon make up a larger segment of internists' practices. ... And read about how one medical practice put in the time and effort to become Rhode Island's first National Committee for
However, physicians visited by the ACP's Center for Practice Innovation agreed that the eventual benefits are worth the time and money invested.
Internists caring for RA patients should be aware of the disease's constellation of effects so they can provide targeted screening and treatment. ... In March 2009, Washington became the second U.S. state after Oregon to permit physician-assisted suicide.
few. Attendance this year exceeded 6,000 physicians from the U.S. and other countries. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
If you do a Google search, that's typically what will pop up. ... Editor's Note: The Delta Air Lines flight mentioned in this story was operated by Republic Airline, a Delta Connection carrier.
Today, though, the average age at diagnosis is in the 50s, and the incidence in the U.S. ... ACP's annual meeting, Internal Medicine 2010, takes place later this month in Toronto, Canada.
Also, Paula S. Katz provides highlights from Digestive Disease Week, held last May and June in Chicago. ... This issue is my first as editor of ACP Internist, and I'm excited to help continue the good work we've done so far.
for the College's “Patients Before Paperwork” initiative, stemming the escalating cost of prescription drugs, and revising the College's Ethics Manual. ... Editor's Note: Dr. Tape is Chair, ACP Board of Regents, 2016-2017, and is guest-writing this
Our story gets the opinions of educators and ethicists on what's allowable and when. ... Executive Editor.