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ACP Internist(SM) / April 2008

Cover Features

Telemedicine connects remote areas with careTelemedicine connects remote areas with care
Modern medicine is dramatically cutting the distance that patients must travel, even for severe injuries. Consulting by telemedicine reduces delays, improves patient outcomes and brings health care to areas that otherwise wouldn’t have it.
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Is the generation gap a growth opportunity?Is the generation gap a growth opportunity?
Younger physicians enter medical school and their careers with a much different take on work-life balance than their teachers, mentors and employers. But each generation brings strengths to the workplace.
April ’08

 

 

Perspectives

Ethical Dilemmas, by Lachlan Forrow, FACP
A case study examines how a hospitalist handled confusing and conflicting demands placed by a do-not-resuscitate order.
April ’08

Editor’s Note
Family ties help close the generation gap
April ’08

Letters to the Editor
Kudos for cosmetics and for ACP’s Women in Medicine project
April ’08

Cartoon Caption Contest: April’s winning entryCartoon Caption Contest: April’s winning entry
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Practical Genomics, by W. Gregory Feero, MD, PhD
Mustard plants have more genes than humans, so how can we possibly ‘ketchup’
April ’08

ACP Highlights
A new feature outlines the College’s latest offerings from other publications.
April ’08

Practice Management

Managing risk: a little attention equals a lot of preventionManaging risk: a little attention equals a lot of prevention
Fourth in a six-part series on small practice issues.
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Practice Rx
When and how to use new phone and Internet E/M coding
April ’08

PMC Tips
A road map can guide locum tenens travels
April ’08

Disease Management

The best self-management is ‘specific, do-able and realistic’The best self-management is ‘specific, do-able and realistic’
Second in a three-part series: Simple ways to engage patients in their own health care
April ’08

 


Barrett’s esophagus: screening guides are in flux over reflux
April ’08

Internal Medicine 2008 Preview

A complete wrap-up of the scientific, educational, political and recreation offerings of the College’s annual meeting.

Capital location inspires political theme for annual meetingCapital location inspires political theme for annual meeting
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Mentoring and networking at IM 2008
April ’08

Doctors view Leadership Day as a way to lobby for healthDoctors view Leadership Day as a way to lobby for health
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Hands-on learning is the new Clinical Skills Center’s missionHands-on learning is the new Clinical Skills Center’s mission
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Food and fun plentiful in the nation’s capital
April ’08

Out and about in Washington, D.C.
April ’08

Musical ACP members juggle conference with performance
April ’08

Physician Profile

Griffin P. Rodgers, MACPACP Master aims to make a difference in the public’s health
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Regulatory Review

Fentanyl pain-relief patches recalled for packaging defect
April ’08

Web Watch

Dear blog, my patients drive me nuts. Signed, anonymousDear blog, my patients drive me nuts. Signed, anonymous
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The Campaign Trail

White House hopefuls face a generation gap
April ’08

National Trends

Diversity of medical students by parental income[PDF]
April ’08

CollegeWatch

Washington Perspective
ACP’s positions grown out of intensive development process
April ’08

President’s Message
Passing the baton to ACP’s next president
April ’08

College News
April ’08

CME Bulletin Board

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Chapter Meetings

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