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ACP InternistSM / June 2008

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Clinical Guidelines

Osteoporosis no longer just a woman’s diseaseOsteoporosis no longer just a woman’s disease
New ACP guidelines urge internists to assess their older male patients for osteoporosis risk factors, especially those over the age of 65.
June ’08

 

 

 

Perspectives

Editor’s Note
Small-practice series highlights day-to-day stuggles
June ’08

Ethical Dilemmas, by Paul S. Mueller, FACP
A case study addresses ways to handle turning off an implanted cardioverter-defibrilator when a patient finds the shocks worse than the prospect of dying.
June ’08

Practical GenomicsPractical Genomics, by W. Gregory Feero, MD, PhD
Carrier screening makes risk-benefit analysis more complex
June ’08

 

 

Letters to the Editor
Readers react to the generation gap in internal medicine, and other issues
June ’08

Cartoon Caption Contest: June’s winning entryCartoon Caption Contest: June’s winning entry
June ’08

 

 

ACP Highlights
ACP Doctor’s Dilemma™ comes to mobile devices
June ’08

Practice Management

Improving access tops list of small-office tipsImproving access tops list of small-office tips
The final part of a series on small practice issues advises tackling practice improvements one at a time and putting one person in charge of the process.
June ’08

 

 

 

Practice Rx
Medicare expands its private contractor audits nationwide
June ’08

PMC Tips
Hold to a higher standard for hiring
June ’08

Medicine and the Environment

A warmer, wetter world will mean more work for internistsA warmer, wetter world will mean more work for internists
June ’08

 

 

Overseas Education

Internists work on Russian health and international relationsInternists work on Russian health and international relations
June ’08

 

 

Physician Profiles

Edith Irby Jones, MACP: Pioneering internist is still outworking peers at age 80Edith Irby Jones, MACP: Pioneering internist is still outworking her peers at age 80
June ’08

 

 

 

Donna Sweet, MACP: Jet-setting Kansas doc stays grounded through patient careDonna Sweet, MACP: Jet-setting Kansas doc stays grounded through patient care
June ’08

 

 

FDA Update

New test detects MRSA within 24 hours
June ’08

Web Watch

Today’s medical news, brought to you by the king of blogs
June ’08

The Campaign Trail

Democrats’ health plans not much help to undecided voters
June ’08

National Trends

Summary of federal health care spending[PDF] per capita, by state
June ’08

CollegeWatch

President’s Message
Amid D.C.’s din, ACP makes sure internists’ voices are heard
June ’08

Washington Perspective
Progress creates pushback as ACP moves ahead on reform
June ’08

CME Bulletin Board

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