conference, held in Tucson, Ariz., in November.
SAN DIEGO—Much of the conversation at the Infectious Diseases Society of America annual conference in October dealt with a grim reality: the rise of drug-resistant infections and the dearth ... C-diff's difficulties. Clostridium difficile was a
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.
Sessions at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's annual meeting addressed the need for treating hip fractures, the pros and cons of withholding treatment, and preserving opportunities for organ donation.
Resolve to solve the waiting-room back-ups. Find out where the practice falls behind and implement solutions, including time studies, prior preparation and using medical assistants to their highest level of practice.
Conference coverage from Hospital Medicine 2018 features the latest guidance on managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. ... And speaking of conference coverage, keep an eye out for the July/August ACP Internist, which will be devoted to Internal
Limited knowledge, beliefs, and experiences regarding pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV have improved among current clinicians, but medical students haven't seen the same experience.
The evidence of these associations and a variety of strategies to improve communication were offered during several sessions at the conference, which was held in Chicago in June.
Point-of-care sites that work well share common characteristics: comprehensive topic coverage and specific information that can be applied to patient care, detailed treatment recommendations with full prescribing information,
Women face a steep increase in cardiovascular risk after menopause, requiring internists to incorporate composite indicators into the annual exam at midlife.