ACP Internist(SM) / April 2008
Telemedicine 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.
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.
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.
Family ties help close the generation gap
Letters to the Editor
Kudos for cosmetics and for ACP’s Women in Medicine project
Cartoon Caption Contest: April’s winning entry
Practical Genomics, by W. Gregory Feero, MD, PhD
Mustard plants have more genes than humans, so how can we possibly ‘ketchup’
A new feature outlines the College’s latest offerings from other publications.
Managing risk: a little attention equals a lot of prevention
Fourth in a six-part series on small practice issues.
When and how to use new phone and Internet E/M coding
A road map can guide locum tenens travels
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
Barrett’s esophagus: screening guides are in flux over reflux
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 meeting
Mentoring and networking at IM 2008
Doctors view Leadership Day as a way to lobby for health
Hands-on learning is the new Clinical Skills Center’s mission
Food and fun plentiful in the nation’s capital
Out and about in Washington, D.C.
Musical ACP members juggle conference with performance
ACP Master aims to make a difference in the public’s health
Fentanyl pain-relief patches recalled for packaging defect
Dear blog, my patients drive me nuts. Signed, anonymous
The Campaign Trail
White House hopefuls face a generation gap
Diversity of medical students by parental income
ACP’s positions grown out of intensive development process
Passing the baton to ACP’s next president
CME Bulletin Board.
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Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, 2nd Edition
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