Cardiology criteria, ICD benefit in the elderly, and other recent news. ... In the News is a product of ACP InternistWeekly, an e-newsletter provided every Tuesday by ACP Internist.
In other news, atrial fibrillation dramatically increases diabetic patients' risk of death, but that increase can be mitigated with blood-pressure medication, new data from the ADVANCE trial revealed. ... In the News comes from ACP InternistWeekly, an
Researchers reported results in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Screening rates were higher (44.0% vs. ... A. In the News comes from ACP InternistWeekly, an e-newsletter provided every Tuesday by ACP Internist.
QD: News Every Day. ACP Internist's daily digest of primary care in the news continues with legislative jockeying for health care reform, public rejection of flu vaccination and primary ... Or, they just don't think they'll get the flu. In an NEJM
Medicine has advanced so that many illnesses and procedures that used to require days in the hospital now can be treated in an office setting. ... Given the horrible shooting sprees in the news recently, several commentators are asking if it's time to
Advance care planning has been in the news again lately, ever since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services again proposed in July that physicians be paid for discussing the topic ... As Bob Doherty, ACP's senior vice president for governmental
Measles makes a comeback. I haven't written about measles in over 2 years, but unfortunately it's in the news again. ... There were 20 outbreaks during that time, meaning episodes in which person-to-person transmission is occurring in the U.S.
Hospice for Harmon. There was an unusual sports story in the news last week. ... As quoted in the New York Times piece, Killebrew wrote (via the Minnesota Twins' press office), "I am very comfortable taking this next step and experiencing the
The latest news and clinical studies affecting internal medicine, from the files of ACP InternistWeekly. ... In the News comes from ACP InternistWeekly, an e-newsletter provided every Tuesday by ACP Internist.
Don't miss anaphylaxis in the hospital. ... One common error is to assume that anaphylaxis isn't present because the patient doesn't have hypotension or shock.