A cross-sectional study of U.S. insurance claims found that buprenorphine initiation during a telehealth visit was associated with a 36% lower overdose rate than in person and that patients in the former group were more likely to refill their prescriptions.
In a retrospective cohort study, people with an evening chronotype were more likely to smoke, sleep poorly, and be physically inactive and had a 72% higher risk for diabetes than those with a morning chronotype.
A 35-year-old man is evaluated during a routine visit for β-thalassemia intermedia. One year ago, he began requiring erythrocyte transfusions every 4 to 6 months for symptomatic anemia. He has no other symptoms or medical problems, and his only medication is folic acid. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate additional management?
The College encourages physicians and their colleagues and loved ones to create and nurture a culture that prioritizes solving system issues surrounding burnout, safeguarding professional fulfillment, and normalizing mental health treatment.
The annual internship program provides an opportunity for ACP Resident/Fellow and Medical Student Members to assist with researching and analyzing current issues in health and medical education policy, promoting ongoing advocacy initiatives, and developing advocacy materials.