ACP is launching a new campaign to educate about the depth and diversity of internal medicine and highlight the value that all internal medicine physicians bring to health care.
1 Sep 2022
Home-based, physical therapist-led behavior change program boosted walking distance in patients with PAD
The randomized trial, which connected patients with intermittent claudication due to peripheral artery disease (PAD) with physical therapists, found an increase in mean six-minute walk distance but no improvement in patient-reported quality of life.
19 Apr 2022
COVID-19-related disparities were also in the news this week.
4 May 2020
Data from China provide new insights into disease characteristics, experts offer advice on caring for isolated older adults, and ACP and others release guidance on easing social distancing and other restrictions.
21 Apr 2020
COVID-19 research covers taste and smell alterations, incidence in nursing homes and shelters, resource allocation policies
Other topics of note this week include guidance from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) on personal protective equipment, plus information from the FDA and IDSA on serum antibody tests.
28 Apr 2020
While more physicians are reporting having conversations about advance care planning with their patients, it's still far from common.
1 May 2022
ACP is offering an updated online learning activity and a podcast to help physicians learn about coronavirus. CME credit is free for members upon completion of either activity.
3 Mar 2020
The College praised the recently passed CARES Act for providing funding to increase the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) but stressed that all possible means must be used to ensure sufficient PPE immediately for every physician, nurse, and health worker on the front lines.
31 Mar 2020
This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Mar 2022
The FDA further limited use of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine and scheduled advisory committee meetings on other vaccine questions. Two non-mRNA vaccines showed effectiveness, and other studies looked at antibody prevalence, home test accuracy, and long-term symptoms.
10 May 2022