The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) released the “2014 Guideline for the Management of Patients with Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes” (NSTE-ACS) last week.
30 Sep 2014
Behavioral economics explains why patients sacrifice their long-term health for short term rewards, and suggests ways that internists can easily convince them to change.
1 May 2008
The next issue of ACP Internist is online and coming to your mailbox. Featured in this month's issue are stories about e-cigarettes, lung cancer screening recommendations, and the potential of GERD as a cause of pulmonary diseases.
4 Mar 2014
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
Genes dictate which patients smoke, quit and die from the habit. Genomics can provide small victories that will make a difference in many lives.
1 Oct 2008
This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 38-year-old man with an 18-month history of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus.
19 Jun 2012
This issue provides a comprehensive overview of educational sessions offered at Internal Medicine 2014.
1 Jun 2014
Patients at high risk for lung cancer should be screened annually with low-dose computed tomography (CT), the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently recommended.
7 Jan 2014
Several changes to recommended care for diabetes patients over age 65, including less use of aspirin therapy, were made in a guideline update from the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).
19 Nov 2013
This issue includes stories centered on various aspects of pulmonology, as well as a glimpse at the upcoming Internal Medicine 2014 in Orlando, Fla.
1 Mar 2014