Inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions for Medicare patients have slightly decreased in recent years
Efforts to reduce outpatient antibiotic prescribing may have incurred a shift among options rather than a substantially reduced amount of antibiotic use.
7 Aug 2018
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Feb 2021
James “Jim” Garland Nuckolls, MD, MACP, died on Jan. 6, 2020, at age 80, and Whitney W. Addington, MD, MACP, died on Feb. 10, 2020, at age 84.
1 Mar 2020
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2 Mar 2010
Topics include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, Lyme disease, migraine, osteoporosis, pneumonia, rheumatoid arthritis, stroke, and more.
27 Oct 2015
Chronic respiratory disease is projected to be the third most common cause of death by 2020, but it currently underestimated. This year's American Thoracic Society meeting focuses on issues to bring them to the attention of the rest of the medical community.
1 Jul 2010
A 32-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-month history of gradually worsening dyspnea on exertion. She has difficulty climbing one flight of stairs, but has no wheezing or cough. After physical and cardiopulmonary exam, chest radiography, and spirometry, what is the most likely diagnosis?
1 Jan 2021
Chronic cough is the third most common reason for ambulatory care visits, but not all affected patients can receive specialist care. A few pearls can help uncover the origins of the condition.
1 Jul 2018
Internists can be leaders in addressing intimate partner violence, a problem for which effective screening tools and interventions are available.
1 Oct 2020
Environmental allergies are becoming more prevalent, and fortunately, so are treatments, as internists and allergists recommend options from changing the immediate environment to immunotherapy.
1 May 2016