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MKSAP Quiz: ED visit for agitated person

This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 32-year-old man who presents to the emergency department disoriented, combative and agitated.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2012/03/20/3.htm
20 Mar 2012

MKSAP Quiz: swelling of the feet and legs in untreated HIV infection

This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a young man with untreated HIV infection and swelling of the feet and legs.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2011/08/30/3.htm
30 Aug 2011

ACP releases Spanish-language edition of MKSAP 18

The Spanish-language version will help Latin American and Spanish internists, subspecialists, and primary care physicians upgrade their knowledge and prepare for board certification.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/12/17/6.htm
17 Dec 2019

MKSAP Quiz: follow-up visit for urinary frequency

A 48-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit for urinary frequency. He reports no hesitancy, urgency, dysuria, or change in urine color. He has not experienced fevers, chills, sweats, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or other gastrointestinal symptoms. He feels thirsty very often; drinking water and using lemon drops seem to help. He has a 33-pack-year history of smoking. He has hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and bipolar disorder. Medications are amlodipine, lisinopril, and lithium. He has tried other agents in place of lithium for his bipolar disorder, but none has controlled his symptoms as well as lithium. What is the most appropriate treatment intervention for this patient?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/09/30/3.htm
30 Sep 2014

Cystatin C beats creatinine at predicting complications of kidney disease

Depression quality improvement program seeks participantsHelp choose the best name for ACP's advocacy program
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/12/21/6.htm
21 Dec 2010

‘Goldilocks' goal for diabetes and CKD

Managing kidney disease in diabetes requires meeting individualized parameters and balancing risks in nephrology and cardiology. Learn whether more aggressive treatment is warranted in this population.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2012/11/diabetes.htm
1 Nov 2012

MKSAP Quiz: routine follow-up visit for diabetes and hyperlipidemia

A 59-year-old woman is evaluated during a routine follow-up visit. She was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hyperlipidemia. She feels well. Medications are metformin, atorvastatin, and aspirin. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/03/11/3.htm
11 Mar 2014

Digoxin may be harmful in hemodialysis patients

Most physicians think free lunches, small gifts OK
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/06/29/5.htm
29 Jun 2010

MKSAP Quiz: 2-month history of fatigue, anorexia and weight loss

A 74-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-month history of fatigue, anorexia, and a 6-kg (13.2-lb) weight loss. She was treated with chemotherapy for ovarian cancer 6 months ago. She also has hypertension managed with hydrochlorothiazide. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most likely cause of this patient's hyponatremia?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2013/11/26/3.htm
26 Nov 2013

MKSAP Quiz: Elevated blood pressure during pregnancy

A 28-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for elevated blood pressure measurements during pregnancy. She is at 12 weeks' gestation of her first pregnancy. She feels well, and the pregnancy has been otherwise uncomplicated. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely cause of this patient's elevated blood pressure?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/05/19/3.htm
19 May 2020

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