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COVID-19 research focuses on at-home testing, steroids, hydroxychloroquine, zinc

At-home testing worked, steroids' effects varied by C-reactive protein level, and hydroxychloroquine and zinc were ineffective for COVID-19, according to newly published studies.

COVID-19: In Memoriam

ACP honors internal medicine physicians and ACP colleagues who lost their lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. View a message from ACP President Jacqueline Fincher, MD, MACP, and submit information about ACP Members and colleagues who should be recognized.

MKSAP Quiz: INR management

A 61-year-old woman undergoes routine evaluation. She reports no recent changes in her medications. She has a history of idiopathic deep venous thrombosis. Her only medication is warfarin, initiated 2 months ago. Following a physical exam and international normalized ratio (INR) measurement of 7.2, what is the most appropriate management?

Comprehensive study finds vaccines remarkably safe

The most common safety issue that resulted in label changes for vaccines was a restriction on the population to be vaccinated, such as pregnant or immunocompromised patients.

NSAIDs associated with increased risk of bleeding, cardiovascular events after MI

Compared to other NSAIDs, celecoxib and meloxicam were associated with a lower risk of bleeding or cardiovascular events among Korean patients who had a myocardial infarction (MI).

ACP Task Force recommendations on ‘Restoring the Story’

An ACP Task Force made recommendations about turning the clinical note into a thoughtful assessment and care plan that captures patients' stories and distinguishes between documentation and communication.

Vote for your favorite entry

ACP Internist Weekly's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner.