For both issues, the devil is in the details. In a growing number of states, 14 at last count, it's now legal for patients to use medical marijuana, as long ... Paula S. Katz talks to experts in the field about how and when they initiate statin treatment
ACP Internist looks into what's involved in making a house call and how interested physicians can balance the pros and cons. ... information. We're also launching a new column this issue on medical education, featuring “do it yourself” simulators
s appointment with specific requests for treatment or tests, and expect to receive them. ... Once a relative new kid on the block, the metabolic syndrome is now more widely recognized, but it's still the source of some clinical controversy.
This year's over 6,000 attendees—physicians, medical students and allied health professionals—had more than enough to choose from to make their meeting experience a success. ... And that's not all: This issue also includes conference coverage from
Meanwhile, most others who aren't so sure about vitamin D's long-term effects urge caution and moderation. ... It's essential, experts say, to treat the whole person rather than just the disease.
Two frequently missed diagnosesâ”intimate partner violence and SjÃgren's syndromeâ”are the focus of this month's issue. ... Write to us anytime. Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
It's easy to agree that older adults deserve care that addresses their particular challenges. ... Editor's Note: More information about the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative is online.
A round-up of this issue's articles on hospital integration, coordinating stroke care and the dangers of herbal supplements. ... It's important to know what to look for when a hospital wants to make a deal.
Internal medicine in Nepal is only about 50 years old, so the residency program represents an exciting step forward, said the Nepali and U.S. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
Many readers have already discovered ACP Internist's blog, which is updated daily with the latest studies from scientific journals, highlights of medical conferences and other news of note. ... E-mail us. Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.