Patient autonomy is the key to an app that puts patients in control of meeting their goals to reduce high blood pressure.
1 Mar 2015
Pulmonary arterial hypertension can be recognized and treated. But it remains a diagnosis that is often missed, and the delay can lead to a rapidly progressing and fatal outcome. Learn the signs beyond a patient who reports “being out of breath.”.
1 Apr 2013
Smart watches and fitness trackers could offer a remote connection to patients, as well as a way of tracking their progress on meeting health goals. But their application depends on the patient and the physician.
1 Nov 2015
Tiotropium improves asthma symptoms as well as salmeterol
28 Sep 2010
A 25-year-old man is evaluated for a 5-year history of slowly progressive solid-food dysphagia that is accompanied by a sensation of food sticking in his lower retrosternal area. He has compensated by modifying his diet and avoiding fibrous meats. He has not lost weight, and he has not had trouble drinking liquids. Following a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
15 Jul 2014
ACP is once again proactively addressing an issue of importance to human health: climate change.
1 Jul 2016
This update covers approval of a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitor for diabetes, a once-daily long-acting beta-adrenergic agonist (LABA) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and a new intravenous drug for bacterial skin and skin-structure infections.
1 Oct 2014
Internists looking for a career in a growth field could consider antimicrobial stewardship. One internist recounts the ups and downs of his chosen profession.
1 Jul 2015
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Jun 2020
This regulatory update covers label changes for dalfampridine and approvals for the first generic versions of montelukast sodium for asthma.
1 Oct 2012