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Collaboration key to post-stroke follow-up

Post-stroke care often fragments after patients leave the hospital. Patients being treated by specialists should keep the primary care physician at the center of their follow-up regimen.
1 Oct 2009

Nerve blockade most effective option for managing pain after hip fracture

Nerve blockade is the most effective option for managing pain after hip fracture, according to a review funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
17 May 2011

Internists don't need to defer treating pain

Pain is one of the most common symptoms seen by primary care physicians, but it can be the most difficult to handle. Chronic pain often requires time-intensive, complex regimens that call for careful management and monitoring, which is not easy to achieve in a busy primary care practice.
1 May 2011

Hospital-initiated transition interventions may improve stroke, MI outcomes

Transition-of-care interventions initiated in the hospital can help improve outcomes in adult patients with stroke and myocardial infarction (MI), according to a new study.
18 Sep 2012

Diabetic foot care begins with bare feet

Internists can head up a care team that intervenes early and often in preventing the ulcerations, pressure points and neuropathies that can progress to infection and possibly amputation.
1 Oct 2013

NSAID does not reduce post-surgical pericardial effusion

Higher copayments lead to more hospitalizationsUnited and Aetna to continue paying consultation codes
2 Feb 2010

Variety of coding changes loom for 2013

A partial freeze on diagnosis coding updates has been extended one year, while new care management codes will be introduced in 2013.
1 Nov 2012

Anchoring errors ensue when diagnoses get lost in translation

In two cases, a patient's use of key words led to anchoring errors in diagnosing an abdominal aortic aneurism and a classic case of intermittent claudication.
1 Nov 2008

MKSAP Quiz: Cardiac risk reduction

A 62-year-old man is evaluated during a routine examination. Medical history is significant for a myocardial infarction 3 years ago, dyslipidemia, hypertension, tobacco use, and drinking two alcoholic drinks per day. What intervention offers the greatest cardiac risk reduction in this patient?
20 Nov 2012

Cardiologists highlight prevention, clopidogrel

Subspecialists leading the Internal Medicine 2010 cardiology pre-course offer advice, but also accept some from general internists about preventing cardiovascular events in high-risk patients.
1 Jun 2010

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