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Current Issue - April 2015


Featured Articles

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Opioids

Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing

Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing

By Charlotte Huff

Doctors continue to be frustrated by their patients' chronic pain problems, due to a lack of evidence on opioids' long-term effectiveness and strong evidence of potential harms.

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Malnutrition

Unmask malnutrition with careful questions

Unmask malnutrition with careful questions

By Paula S. Katz

Increasing awareness of the harmful effects of under- and overnutrition can in turn increase nutritional assessments in primary care.

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Perspectives

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President's Message

ACP's ‘Mission: Not Impossible’

By David A. Fleming, MD, MA, MACP

Changes to the Maintenance of Certification process advocated by College leadership are the beginning of meaningful reform of the process, not the end.

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Washington Perspective

A taxing season for Obamacare

By Robert B. Doherty

April's tax filings may create sticker shock among the electorate, testing whether the gains in health care access made by millions of people can be sustained.

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Practice Management

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Practice Rx

Documenting ICD-10-CM: What's new?

By Brian Outland

More specific information required in clinical documentation will lead to more efficient claims processing under the ICD-10 requirements that take effect in October.

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Practice Tips

Making patient portals patient-friendly

By Margo Williams

Patient portals can create barriers to successful use but can also offer benefits to patients. Three simple steps can improve the patient experience.

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College Watch

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ACP's Centennial

1945-1954: ACP and other organizations find their niches

By Stacey Butterfield

ACP's fourth decade started with the restoration of pre-World War II programs that had been suspended, as well as struggles with more philosophical issues.

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Obituary

Obituary

An obituary for James A. Curtin, MD, MACP, is noted.

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