Eleven medical societies drafted detailed criteria to help clinicians optimize the appropriate use of noninvasive vascular tests in patients with known or suspected disorders of the venous system, such as venous insufficiency; varicose veins; blood clots in the leg, arm or abdomen; and pulmonary embolism.
23 Jul 2013
A 51-year-old man is being followed in the hospital after receiving chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia 1 day ago. Kidney function was normal at the start of his treatment, which consisted of normal saline at a rate of 200 mL/h and rasburicase on the day of chemotherapy. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
19 Mar 2013
Including expanded online diabetes management offerings and MKSAP updates.
1 Jan 2009
The kidney's role in glucose production is as a producer and consumer of it, as well as filtering and reabsorbing it. SGLT2 inhibitors change that dynamic, creating new mechanisms, benefits and risks, and uncertainties that internists should know about this new drug class.
1 Feb 2015
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
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
ACP's 2013 guideline on screening, monitoring, and treatment of stage 1 to 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD) raised an immediate response from leaders of the American Society of Nephrology, which felt the College missed the big picture of CKD prevention when developing the guideline. Learn where the two organizations agree and disagree about screening for CKD.
1 Jul 2014
A 74-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for hypertension and slowly progressive chronic kidney disease. She reports that she feels well and has no symptoms. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate management?
13 Dec 2022
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
Consider ‘pre-CKD’ prevalence among pre-diabeticsBisphosphonates not associated with femoral fractures, study suggests
30 Mar 2010