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Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

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.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/02/latest-updates-on-acps-priorities-initiatives.htm
1 Feb 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for stable chronic kidney disease

A 57-year-old man is evaluated during follow-up for stable chronic kidney disease diagnosed 1 year ago. He also has type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, and peripheral artery disease. On physical examination, blood pressure is 128/74 mm Hg, pulse rate is 65/min, and respiration rate is 18/min. Bilateral carotid and lower abdominal quadrant bruits are heard. Peripheral extremity pulses are diminished. The remainder of the examination is normal. After laboratory studies, what is the appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/09/3.htm
9 Nov 2021

Questions, answers on certification

A session outlined how a new Maintenance of Certification process will work. Starting in 2018, eligible physicians certified in internal medicine will be offered the choice of taking an assessment every two years or every 10 years.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/06/MOC.htm
1 Jun 2017

NKF-ASN task force issues final report on use of race in diagnosing kidney disease

Effective immediately in the U.S., estimated glomerular filtration rate should be calculated with an updated equation that does not include a race modifier for Black patients, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) said.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/09/28/2.htm
28 Sep 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Difficult-to-control hypertension

A 62-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit for difficult-to-control hypertension. He also has chronic kidney disease and hyperlipidemia. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate additional treatment?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/08/24/3.htm
24 Aug 2021

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

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.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/11/latest-updates-on-acps-priorities-initiatives.htm
1 Nov 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for elevated serum creatinine level

A 35-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit for an elevated serum creatinine level discovered during a recent hospitalization for cellulitis of the right lower leg. He is a migratory agricultural worker. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and kidney ultrasound, what is the most likely diagnosis?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/09/21/3.htm
21 Sep 2021

40 years in health policy, then 40 days in the hospital

My time as a patient made me more aware, in a way that researching and writing about health policy can never do, that although my care experience was mostly positive, this is not the case for millions.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/03/40-years-in-health-policy-then-40-days-in-the-hospital.htm
1 Mar 2022

Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

Home measurement of high blood pressure overcomes variability inherent in office measurements, delivers better assessment of systolic pressure (and hence, of possible cardiovascular events) and offers a better chance of discontinuing drug therapy.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/03/home.htm
1 Mar 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Routine visit for hypertension

A 57-year-old man is evaluated during a routine visit. History is significant for hypertension. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/05/14/3.htm
14 May 2019

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