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ACP and the ‘house of medicine’

ACP's outgoing president reflects on her past year, milestones the College has achieved, and what future goals remain.
1 Apr 2014

Combination of creatinine and cystatin C more accurate than either alone for GFR

Combining creatinine and cystatin C measurements provided a more accurate estimation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) than using either measurement alone, a new study found.
10 Jul 2012

MKSAP Quiz: kidney stone prevention

Disclosing medical errors does not increase malpractice claims
17 Aug 2010

Look before leaping into a large health system

Many physicians are leaving private practice and turning to large health systems to give them breathing room to care for their patients and restore work-life balance. But before making the leap, physicians should ensure that the move is the best one.
1 May 2013

MKSAP Quiz: managing risk factors

DHA doesn't slow decline in mild to moderate Alzheimer'sStudy details comprehensive models to decrease care fragmentation in older adults
9 Nov 2010

MKSAP Quiz: office evaluation of progressive chronic kidney disease

Long-term bisphosphonate treatment may increase risk of some fractures in older women
1 Mar 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Older man with progressive fatigue

This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 62-year-old man for a 2-month history of progressive fatigue, dyspnea on exertion, anorexia, and nausea.
31 Jul 2012

Two models may offer accurate assessment of GFR in older adults

Two newly developed estimates of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) may provide more accurate assessment of kidney function in older adults, a study found.
2 Oct 2012

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for primary membranous glomerulopathy

A 38-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for primary membranous glomerulopathy diagnosed by kidney biopsy 4 months ago. She was found to be positive for anti–phospholipase A2 receptor (PLA2R) antibodies. Vital signs are normal and there is pitting lower extremity edema to the mid shins bilaterally. What complication is she at risk for developing?
5 Nov 2019

Treatment for kidney failure may be less likely in older adults, study indicates

Older adults may not receive treatment for kidney failure as often as younger patients, according to a new study.
26 Jun 2012

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