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
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
Including expanded online diabetes management offerings and MKSAP updates.
1 Jan 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
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-diabeticsBisphosphonates not associated with femoral fractures, study suggests
30 Mar 2010
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
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
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
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