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Being deliberate about spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

Physicians all use diagnostic criteria when trying to determine a patient's condition, but it's important to remember the patients in whom those diagnostic criteria have been validated.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2023/02/being-deliberate-about-spontaneous-bacterial-peritonitis.htm
1 Feb 2023

Watching weight for women

This month's issue addresses weight gain in women, celiac disease, and mRNA COVID-19 vaccines and myocarditis.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2023/02/watching-weight-for-women.htm
1 Feb 2023

Applying the ‘ketchup rule’ to diagnosing cirrhosis

Finding cirrhosis requires specifically looking for symptoms that can be easily missed unless a physician is primed to see them.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/10/applying-the-ketchup-rule-to-diagnosing-cirrhosis.htm
1 Oct 2022

Bedside tests for a ‘slam-dunk’ delirium diagnosis

Tests for delirium involve a stepped approach of progressively more difficult questions in an attempt to provoke disorganized thinking.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/11/bedside-tests-for-a-slam-dunk-delirium-diagnosis.htm
1 Nov 2022

Observe, listen, feel: Going back to Osler

These three skills hold enormous opportunity to strengthen physicians' diagnostic acumen.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/03/observe-listen-feel-going-back-to-osler.htm
1 Mar 2022

Basal insulin for beginners

It can be tough to start and titrate basal insulin in a patient with type 2 diabetes because of the many options available, but a key number can measure the difference between a patient's bedtime and morning blood glucose values to ease the way.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/05/basal-insulin-for-beginners.htm
1 May 2022

Improving medication adherence

Asking “How do you take your medicine?” instead of “Do you take your medicine?” is one way to learn more about a patient's ideas, philosophy, and understanding.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/improving-medication-adherence.htm
1 Sep 2022

3 physical exam pearls for patients with pain

Pearl No. 1: The Carnett sign can help clinicians determine if imaging is needed to diagnose pain.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2023/01/3-physical-exam-pearls-for-patients-with-pain.htm
1 Jan 2023

Mixing and matching can work for back pain

This issue details management of back pain, a forum on monkeypox, and pearls about diagnosing delirium.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/11/mixing-and-matching-can-work-for-back-pain.htm
1 Nov 2022

Incorporating families into the care team

Involving one member of a patient's family can benefit the patient and boost work efficiency.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/07/incorporating-families-into-the-care-team.htm
1 Jul 2022

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