Featured Articles - September 2014
Internists have to sort through the symptoms of gluten sensitivity to confirm a diagnosis. Excluding celiac disease and wheat allergy is essential, as is managing the patient’s expectations and lifestyle.
Internists can guide preoperative anticoagulation, ensure that patients are in optimal condition for procedures, and—perhaps most importantly—judiciously choose which tests to perform and which ones aren’t needed.
Involved in one-third of all deaths from prescription drug overdoses, methadone requires expert management to prescribe safely. Learn that latest guideline recommendations and when it’s best used.
Guidelines for a new HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) regimen offer a new way to combat the disease, but internists will have to gently explore this option with their patients. Learn who’s at risk and how to have sometimes delicate conversations.
ACP Internist’s puzzle feature challenges readers to find clues placed horizontally in rows to reveal an answer written vertically.
ACP Internist Weekly
From the September 16, 2014 edition
- ACP releases clinical practice guideline on nonsurgical management of UI in women
- Benzodiazepine use associated with increased risk of Alzheimer's disease
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