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MKSAP Quiz: Routine follow-up for very severe COPD

A 75-year-old man is seen for routine follow-up for very severe COPD. He has constant dyspnea and air hunger and spends most of the day in a chair. He has had no change in baseline cough and sputum production. He has had multiple COPD exacerbations that required ICU admission and intubation. He has not benefited from pulmonary rehabilitation in the past. What is the most appropriate management?
7 Nov 2017

Impaired cognition, a long-lasting consequence of the ICU

Impaired cognition after an ICU visit is common, often existing alongside physical debility and mental and emotional problems.
1 Apr 2020

ACP issues ethical guidance on responding to physician impairment

The position paper examines the professional duties and principles that should guide the response of colleagues and the profession.
4 Jun 2019

Recalls, research for generic drug safety

Probable carcinogens have been found in angiotensin-receptor blockers, but experts say generic drugs remain safe overall.
1 Jan 2020

Updated hearing loss guideline clarifies timing of interventions, changes terminology

For sudden hearing loss, urgent evaluation and initiation of treatment are important, according to a guideline update from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.
13 Aug 2019

Latest on COVID-19 and bamlanivimab, vaccines, long-term effects

Bamlanivimab reduced viral load in mild to moderate cases when combined with etesevimab, new vaccine recommendations, research, and educational resources were released, and two studies provided longer-term data on patients who had COVID-19.
26 Jan 2021

Relax, kick off your shoes, and examine common foot disorders

To diagnose foot pain, start with its location, hindfoot, midfoot, or forefoot, according to one physician who treats military members and other high-performance athletes.
1 Jun 2017

MKSAP Quiz: Posthospital evaluation for severe COPD

A 64-year-old woman is evaluated during a posthospital visit for severe COPD with an FEV1 of 30% of predicted. She has been admitted three times during the last year with acute exacerbations. Following physical and pulmonary exams, what is the most appropriate treatment to reduce this patient's COPD exacerbations?
20 Aug 2019

Palliative care's place outside cancer

Integrated palliative care is important in offering comfort measures to patients with conditions that are expected to shorten their life spans.
1 Jun 2019

Catheters, infusion pumps recalled

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Feb 2021

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