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MKSAP Quiz: High BP and oral contraception

A 27-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for high blood pressure that manifested 4 months after she began taking an oral contraceptive pill. Despite stopping the oral contraceptive pill, her blood pressure has remained high. Following a physical exam, lab results and a kidney angiogram, what is the most appropriate next step in management?.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2013/06/mksap.htm
1 Jun 2013

Dabigatran, rivaroxaban prescriptions increasing for dialysis patients with afib

More patients with atrial fibrillation who also receive hemodialysis are being prescribed dabigatran and rivaroxaban despite contraindications, according to a new study.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2015/01/27/4.htm
27 Jan 2015

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?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2015/04/14/3.htm
14 Apr 2015

The July/August issue of ACP Internist is online and coming to your mailbox

The July/August issue of ACP Internist is now online and coming to your mailbox.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/07/08/7.htm
8 Jul 2014

MKSAP Quiz: Renal symptoms following squamous-cell lung cancer resection

Antidepressant may weaken effect of tamoxifen in patients with breast cancer
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/02/16/3.htm
16 Feb 2010

MKSAP Quiz: following chemotherapy in the hospital

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?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2013/03/19/3.htm
19 Mar 2013

Ultrasound may be as effective as CT in diagnosing kidney stones

Ultrasound may be an effective way to diagnose kidney stones with less radiation exposure, a study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/09/23/6.htm
23 Sep 2014

Documenting ICD-10-CM: What's new?

More specific information required in clinical documentation will lead to more efficient claims processing under the ICD-10 requirements that take effect in October.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2015/04/coding.htm
1 Apr 2015

MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of cervical lymphadenopathy

This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 42-year-old woman with progressive cervical lymphadenopathy, fatigue, night sweats, bilateral lower-extremity and abdominal wall edema, and weight gain.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2011/12/06/3.htm
6 Dec 2011

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation of a type 1 diabetic patient after a marathon

This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 22-year-old man with type 1 diabetes who has just run a marathon.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2012/05/08/3.htm
8 May 2012

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