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Expert explains thyroid diagnosis, treatment and common red flags

Q: When should a primary care physician refer a thyroid patient to an endocrinologist? ... If the patient has a couple of abnormal TSH levels and a family history of autoimmune thyroid disease, it'd be appropriate to order an anti-thyroid antibody panel
January 2010

Fibromyalgia's symptoms real but be cautious in diagnosis

Q: Why is fibromyalgia a problem for community physicians? A: When doctors try to evaluate fibromyalgia severity and consequences, they have a lot of problems and they don't know what ... But the symptoms had been there and been reported on for more than
May 2009

Update on medicine in post-hurricane Puerto Rico

community. It had been over a month since Hurricane Maria struck when José Lozada, MD, FACP, ACP Governor for Puerto Rico and a hematologist/oncologist, spoke to ACP Internist. ... Q: How are things now? A: Now the patients are pretty much able to get
January 2018

Clearing patients for takeoff a new duty for internists

More than 100,000 pilots annually can now request a comprehensive physical examination and medication review from any state-licensed physician. ... Q: If a doctor does not clear a patient, does the pilot have any recourse?
July 2017

‘UTI’ an overused diagnosis in the era of the microbiome

Q: What got you thinking about UTIs in this way? A: For years, it's been obvious that antibiotic overtreatment of bacteriuria is a very serious problem in geriatrics, and the ... in the bladder and probably in the kidneys of completely asymptomatic people
February 2018

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