A reader responds to coverage about physician exams.
Reader comments on the role of ancillary services in an internal medicine practice, and on the need for attention to nutrition and lifestyle in caring for rheumatoid arthritis.
Readers respond about bedside vs. scanning and how to take blood pressure.
A reader disagrees with an article that stated it is unacceptable to ever dismiss a patient who does not comply with medical advice.
Readers respond about malpractice.
A reader questions blood pressure measurement as it is performed clinically and during medical research.
A reader responds about physical exams for PAD.
It's a new year, and promises to be an exciting one in health care. But concepts such as bundled payments, comparative effectiveness and the patient-centered medical home seem certain to remain center stage.
This issue highlights events at Internal Medicine 2008, the College's annual meeting.
There's been a lot of talk in the media lately about physicians' enthusiasm for social networking. But how will it impact on the way they practice medicine?.