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Reining in the use of CT scans

CT scans have become much more common in the U.S. over the past few decades, increasing from 3 million in 1980 to almost 70 million in 2007.
1 Feb 2011

Test Yourself: MKSAP Quiz

A 32-year-old man comes to the office after being told at a health fair screening that he had blood in his urine.
1 Feb 2009

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

How to say no

With the rise of direct-to-consumer advertising and the easy availability of medical information on the Internet, it's more common than ever for patients to come to a doctor's appointment with specific requests for treatment or tests, and expect to receive them.
1 Mar 2011

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

MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of swelling of the face, hands, and feet

A 53-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-month history of swelling of the face, hands, and feet. She has untreated hepatitis C virus infection. She takes lithium for bipolar disorder. She has no additional symptoms. After a physical exam, lab results and kidney biopsy, what is the most likely cause of this patient's nephrotic syndrome?
19 May 2015

Exercise may boost kidney function in sedentary older adults

Patients randomized to a physical activity and exercise intervention had statistically significantly lower decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate over two years versus those who received health education, a recent analysis found.
10 May 2022

MKSAP Quiz: preconception evaluation with hypertension

A 25-year-old woman comes for a preconception evaluation. She has a history of hypertension that is well controlled with lisinopril. Medical history is otherwise unremarkable. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and an electrocardiogram, what medication adjustments should be made before this patient proceeds with pregnancy?
13 Jan 2015

MKSAP Quiz: Impaired gait and balance

A 72-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-year history of progressively impaired gait and balance. He reports that he walks more slowly and is not as agile as he used to be, attributing a recently increased number of falls to not paying enough attention before tripping. In the past 6 months, he has had occasional problems recalling details of recent conversations and events, completing tasks around the house in a timely manner, and organizing and balancing his checkbook despite having been an accountant before retiring. Following a physical exam and MRI of the brain, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
1 Feb 2017

MKSAP Quiz: managing hypertension in a pregnant patient

A 38-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit. She has a history of well-controlled hypertension and type 1 diabetes mellitus. She is at 16 weeks' gestation with her first pregnancy. Prior to conception she was taking lisinopril, which was discontinued in anticipation of the pregnancy, and labetalol was initiated. Other medications are insulin glargine, insulin lispro, and a prenatal vitamin. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate step in the management of this patient's hypertension?
14 Apr 2015

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