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Allergy may not be absolute obstacle to COVID-19 vaccine

Allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines are rare but remain a source of concern. Experts at a recent conference offered some advice on management.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/04/allergy-may-not-be-absolute-obstacle-to-covid-19-vaccine.htm
1 Apr 2021

Risks seen with anemia, asthma drugs; insulin syringes recalled

Warnings, recalls and updates from the Food and Drug Administration.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/04/fda.htm
1 Apr 2010

Combination therapy for COPD associated with better outcomes

A combination of a long-acting beta-agonist (LABA) and inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) therapy was associated with a lower risk of death or hospitalization among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), particularly those with asthma, compared with LABAs alone, a study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/09/23/1.htm
23 Sep 2014

MKSAP Quiz: 1-year history of cough

A 38-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-year history of cough with mucoid sputum and a 6-month history of mildly progressive dyspnea. He has a 12-pack-year history of smoking. He has no history of asthma, allergies, skin disease, or liver disease. Following physical and pulmonary exams and lab studies, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/06/10/3.htm
10 Jun 2014

Combined maintenance and rescue therapy in one inhaler appears effective in moderate to severe asthma

Combining maintenance and rescue therapy in one inhaler appears to be effective in patients with uncontrolled asthma, according to two new studies.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2013/03/12/4.htm
12 Mar 2013

Consider GERD in patients with pulmonary diseases

Because not all presentations of lung diseases include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)'s more commonly recognized symptoms, such as heartburn and regurgitation, it is easy to miss GERD as a contributing factor. Internists should be on the lookout for “red flags” such as dysphagia or weight loss.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/03/GERD.htm
1 Mar 2014

MKSAP Quiz: 3-week history of painful muscle spasms and twisting movements

A 24-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-week history of painful muscle spasms and twisting movements in the neck and trunk. She says that her neck feels as if it is being pulled backward. She also reports general restlessness and an inability to keep still. Her medical history is notable for asthma, type 1 diabetes mellitus, and gastroparesis with reflux. The patient has no family history of neuropsychiatric disorders or liver disease. Medications are albuterol, insulin, omeprazole, and metoclopramide. Following findings from a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/03/18/3.htm
18 Mar 2014

Catch up on new COPD guidelines

Updated guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease revised the definition and staging of the condition, and an expert offers tips for optimal care.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/06/catch-up-on-new-copd-guidelines.htm
1 Jun 2018

Clearing the air about climate change

Climate change is a public health issue, and physicians should be aware of the potential medical consequences and be able to communicate those to patients.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2016/09/climate-change.htm
1 Sep 2016

MKSAP Quiz: 5-week history of spots in the mouth and throat

A 33-year-old woman is evaluated for a 5-week history of whitish spots in the mouth and the back of the throat and discomfort with swallowing solid foods. This is her first episode of these symptoms. She has had no mouth pain, trouble ingesting liquids or pills, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, chills, sweats, or skin problems. She has a 3-year history of HIV infection and also has moderately severe asthma, which is now well controlled with inhaled medications that were recently prescribed. Whitish plaques are seen on the palate and posterior pharynx. What is the most appropriate management of this patient?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2013/11/19/3.htm
19 Nov 2013

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