it's not surprising that many small practices are struggling to keep afloat. ... I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
Dr. Kristofer Smith's marriage to another physician, for example, has helped his father to appreciate Generation Y's efforts to balance work with family. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
How should the physician respond to the patient's family, who want to force their relative into treatment? ... Send us your comments. Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
One resource is ACP's recently updated Ethics Manual, whose seventh edition offers a six-step decision-making approach to ethical dilemmas. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.
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.
Editor's note: Dr. Lien disclosed that she is a consultant for insulin manufacturers Sanofi-Aventis, Merck, Eli Lilly, and Novo Nordisk. ... Editor's note: Drs. Karl and Mahoney write on behalf of the Tucson and Contra Costa Chapters of the Citizens'
ACP's annual meeting offered a large variety of learning and networking opportunities. ... As always, ACP Internist's staff was on hand to provide updates via our daily newspaper, blog posts and e-newsletter.
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.
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.
Another story offers insights on treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, the most common chronic liver disease in the U.S., while another story will teach you how to become a better ... volunteer. Learn how a patient's “story” can add crucial