From the November 1997 issue:
- Education, ASIM merger among chapter resolutions
- Osteopathic medicine's growing pains
A boom in numbers is leading to criticism—and an identity crisis
- ACP's 1997-98 Board of Regents and Board of Governors
- Nominees named for College officers, Regent positions
- Fall votes move ACP-ASIM talks ahead
- Specialists, not generalists, taking home more pay
- ACP Takes stand on implementing children's health
- Take Two: Dr. Satcher on tap as nation's next surgeon general
- Washington briefs
- How teaching students affected me—and my patients
- Under new chief, AHCPR finds life after guidelines
The agency shifts from creating clinical protocols to sponsoring evidence-based outcomes research
- Medical malpractice reform: finding a better way
New research shows no fault, arbitration and mediation each holds promise—and pitfalls
- Doctors are the main barrier to computerizing records
- News briefs
- Learning to communicate with all your patients
Hiring interpreters—and other tips—to work with patients who are deaf or don't speak English
- Practice briefs
- How to use the E/M documentation guidelines
Part I: A step-by-step description of how to comply with HCFA's history-taking requirements
- Trying to improve your clinical presentations?
Here are some tips for writing better papers—and for avoiding the seven deadly sins of speaking
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