Clarifying its scope would help the profession move forward, according to speakers at a recent conference.
This month's Conference Coverage section brings you news from the American Diabetes Association's annual meeting, held earlier this year in Philadelphia.
Also in this issue, our conference coverage from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene details the state of malaria prophylaxis and looks at why trichomoniasis remains underdiagnosed and undertreated
This issue also covers prescribing for opioid addiction, conference coverage from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and an urban primary care residency at Johns Hopkins University. ... Our Conference Coverage section is from the American Society
And that's not all: This issue also includes conference coverage from the Society of Hospital Medicine's annual meeting, also held this April in Washington, D.C. ... Please send us your thoughts on our coverage, and your suggestions on how we can keep
Wrap-up coverage of ACP's annual meeting covers how to make opiates safer and more efficient, how to address the sensitive topics of sexual history and an inability to drive, ... There's also bonus conference coverage from Hospital Medicine 2012 offering
Emergency department physicians should always do a thorough workup on patients who present with syncope, although imaging for these patients in the ED does not appear to be necessary.
Unwarranted testing and use of resources make up the biggest chunk of unnecessary health care costs, estimated at between $250 and $325 billion per year, and include such items as folic acid tests for patients with altered mental status, creatine
In addition to complete coverage of the American College of Physicians' Internal Medicine meeting, readers can find coverage from the Society of Hospital Medicine's annual meeting, including a digest of
conference, held in Tucson, Ariz., in November.