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April Observer Contents

Clinical Medicine

To conquer depression, try and try again
The majority of depression sufferers are initially seen by primary care doctors.
April '07

 

 

 

Health Literacy

Making drug labels say what they mean
With drug in hand, patients wonder: Does red mean danger? How much is plenty?
April '07

 

Clinical Research

California initiative gives new life to stem cell research.
April '07

 


Infectious Diseases

Protect vulnerable seniors by vaccinating their juniors.
April '07

Technology

Skeptics want to see real evidence for virtual imaging.
April '07

Use or abuse? Health plans erect barriers to imaging
Insurers cite costs while doctors decry delay, denial and deterrent to procedures that might improve outcomes.
April '07

This Issue: PSA Screening

PSA debate: Will lower thresholds risk overdiagnosis?
April '07

Practice Management

CMS changes rules on inpatient exams, documentation.
April '07

 

Practice Tips: This clause should give you pause before taking the job.
April '07

 


Physician Profile

Sled dogs exert powerful pull on these northern docs
To unwind, they spend their free time training to race across the Alaskan wilderness in subzero temperatures.
April '07

 

ACP Governor tapped for top advisory post in Japan
Kiyoshi Kurokawa, MACP, is the first physician to serve as counsel to the Prime Minister on science issues.
April '07

 

For Residents

Taking an evidence-based approach to getting dressed
How residents dress influences patients, colleagues and their chances at success–try for neat but avoid 'slick.'
April '07

 

National Trends

Declining deaths from heart disease.
April '07

College Watch

President's Column
College looks to the horizon and plans for the future
April '07

 


Washington Perspective

ACP's advocacy for patient-centered care garners support, concern.
April '07

College News

ACP launches a team approach to managing diabetes.
April '07

New ACP Fellows.
April '07

Renew your ACP membership
April '07

ACP releases new care guide
April '07

MedPAC calls for SGR repeal
April '07

Special focus

Alcohol abuse and related disorders
Evidence-based recommendations about care.
April '07

 

 

Political Advocacy

PAC seeks SGR changes, pushes for medical home
April '07

Chapter Meetings

April

CME

April


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