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Rheumatoid arthritis hurts the whole body

Taking care of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis involved a partnership between internists and subspecialists, agree physicians managing cardiovascular risks, cancer or infections.
1 Jul 2010

Who needs a screening pelvic exam anyway?

Incongruous reviews, recommendations, and guidelines about the necessity of an annual pelvic screening have led internists to have discussions with female patients about their preferences.
1 Sep 2017

Pharmacy chain announces it will no longer sell tobacco products

CVS Caremark announced last week that it would begin to phase out sales of tobacco products in its stores.
11 Feb 2014

Extended nicotine patch use doubles odds of quitting smoking at 24 weeks

MKSAP Quiz: intermittent claudication
2 Feb 2010

Combining smoking cessation therapies improves abstinence rates

Varenicline in combination with nicotine replacement therapy was more effective than varenicline alone in helping smokers quit, a study found.
15 Jul 2014

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

MKSAP Quiz: management of tobacco use

A 59-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up examination. He has COPD and hypertension. He has an 80-pack-year history of cigarette use, but has recently decreased his smoking to a half pack of cigarettes daily. Medications are ipratropium and amlodipine. He is barrel-chested with diffuse wheezing on lung examination. What is the most appropriate management of this patient's tobacco use?
6 Aug 2013

Help COPD patients with more probing care

Patients with undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can sometimes hide in plain sight.
1 Sep 2022

AHA/ASA releases updated guidelines for primary prevention of stroke

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association last week released updated guidelines on the primary prevention of stroke that included new recommendations on the use of statins, blood pressure management, and risk stratification for atrial fibrillation.
4 Nov 2014

The June issue of ACP Internist is online and coming to your mailbox

The June issue of ACP Internist is now online, featuring highlights of coverage from Internal Medicine 2014, including the following.
3 Jun 2014

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