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MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

A 58-year-old man is evaluated in follow-up for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), which was diagnosed 2 years ago. He has cough and shortness of breath and now requires supplemental oxygen at rest. Previous evaluations have not identified any cause for his symptoms other than progressive IPF. Following a physical exam, pulmonary exam, and 6-minute walk test, what is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/02/27/3.htm
27 Feb 2018

Educators can help with trainees' depression

This issue covers topics such as depression in medical residency, guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis, and rehabilitation for knee pain.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2016/04/editors.htm
1 Apr 2016

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation 4 months after a stroke

A 77-year-old woman is evaluated 4 months following a left middle cerebral artery ischemic stroke. The severity of her stroke required prolonged initial hospitalization and a 3-month stay in a rehabilitation center before returning home. Residual deficits include dense right-sided hemiparesis and dysphagia requiring oral feeding with thickened liquids. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely cause of this patient's decreased serum creatinine level?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2016/03/08/3.htm
8 Mar 2016

Concussions cause cognitive concerns

Traumatic brain injury accounts for three million ED visits a year and at least another three to six million visits for outpatient medical care several days after the injury, without an ED visit.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/02/concussions-cause-cognitive-concerns.htm
1 Feb 2019

How ACP members can support hurricane aid efforts

ACP is providing information on help with relief and aid efforts, including volunteer opportunities, ways to donate, and more.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/09/12/5.htm
12 Sep 2017

10 tips for well-being amid COVID-19

The global pandemic has professional and personal consequences for physicians, so experts offer their advice on coping during COVID-19.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/07/10-tips-for-well-being-amid-covid-19.htm
1 Jul 2020

1 in 12 physicians received opioid-related compensation from pharmaceutical manufacturers

Because even small payments such as meals are associated with increased prescribing of marketed products, an examination of industry influences on prescribing amid an ongoing opioid crisis is warranted, the authors wrote.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/08/15/4.htm
15 Aug 2017

Officers and Regents election results announced

The election of Officers and Regents will become effective at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting at Internal Medicine Meeting 2017 in San Diego.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/03/elections.htm
1 Mar 2017

Transitional care management yields benefit but is used rarely, study finds

A study described transitional care management as a promising delivery model innovation, but an editorial cautioned that payments may not be high enough to justify the extra work involved or may be targeted to the wrong place in the health care system.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/08/07/1.htm
7 Aug 2018

MKSAP Quiz: management of COPD

A 72-year-old woman is evaluated during a routine examination. She has very severe COPD with multiple exacerbations. She has dyspnea at all times with decreased exercise capacity. She does not have cough or any change in baseline sputum production. She is adherent to her medication regimen, and she completed pulmonary rehabilitation 1 year ago. She quit smoking 1 year ago. Her medications are a budesonide/formoterol inhaler, tiotropium, and an albuterol inhaler as needed. Following a physical and pulmonary exam, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/10/21/3.htm
21 Oct 2014

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