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Internists healing tsunami's aftereffects

Six months after an earthquake and tsunami, Japan's populace and its clinicians are sizing up the long-term health effects of the physical injuries, the mental trauma and the damage to the nation's health care facilities. Internists describe the aftermath in their own words.
1 Sep 2011

One glomerular filtration rate equation may offer better tradeoffs than the other, review indicates

While neither of the two main equations for calculating glomerular filtration rates (GFRs) is universally better, the Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation may be more useful for patients in North America, Europe and Australia, a study concluded.
14 Feb 2012

What's new in other College publications

Including expanded online diabetes management offerings and MKSAP updates.
1 Jan 2009

Lack of kidneys for transplant raises debates

A shortage of transplantable organs has led to previously unthought-of issues that entangle ethics, policy, costs and clinical complications. Internists now must consider transplant tourists, long waits and “donation chains” as factors in their patient counseling.
1 Feb 2011

What's new in ACP Hospitalist

What's new in ACP Hospitalist and other College publications, including a review of the impact of ICU glucose control for critically ill patients and the highly anticipated launch of MKSAP 15.
1 Jul 2009

Consider ‘pre-CKD’ prevalence among pre-diabetics

Consider ‘pre-CKD’ prevalence among pre-diabeticsBisphosphonates not associated with femoral fractures, study suggests
30 Mar 2010

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.
1 Feb 2020

Assess for noncardiac complications in congenital heart disease survivors, AHA says

Physicians who care for adult patients with congenital heart disease should be mindful of the effects that the condition has on other organs, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
17 Oct 2017

Undiagnosed diseases program tries to crack the tough cases

When a condition stumps the experts, the experts turn to a center of last resort, the federal Undiagnosed Diseases Program at the National Institutes of Health. Medical teams take a “big picture” view and a fresh eye to pick up on what may have been missed.
1 May 2012

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation of a pregnant patient after a motor vehicle accident

A 25-year-old pregnant woman is evaluated in the emergency department for chest pain after a belted motor vehicle accident. Laboratory studies are significant for a low serum sodium level. What is the most likely cause?
6 Aug 2019

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