Physicians should determine patients' aerobic fitness, which may be an even better indicator of their risk for heart disease and premature death than smoking and hypertension, according to a scientific statement.
Atrial fibrillation has been called “the bread and butter” of cardiology, and a condition that impacts all aspects of internal medicine practice.
Schmitz said. Then there's the self-explanatory nocturnist model, which some rural hospitals are using as their sole on-site night coverage and some high-volume hospitals use in addition
On-the-job learning, feedback, simulation, and deliberate practice can take a good clinician to the next level.
Arora said. “This can easily be avoided.”. More coverage is available at ACP Hospitalist's blog.
Conference coverage addressing highlights: TNF-antagonists don't increase cancer risk, Patients with RA have about the same risk of developing cardiovascular disease as type 2 diabetics, and an association between ... Research presented at the conference
conference, held in Philadelphia in November 2010. ... speaker at the conference.
ACP Internist wraps up highlights of Digestive Disease Week, including dyspepsia, weight loss and incontinence, as well as the latest about the risks of proton-pump inhibitors and antithrombotics.
During a press conference, he offered some reassurance to anyone worried about the strength of the anti-vaccine movement. ... In general, most voluntary programs have not hit high rates of coverage and really require a great deal of resources,” Dr.
At the time of the conference, the CMMI had proposed four possible models for pilot programs, and four more were expected soon. ... Rutledge reported. Finding an effective way to interest patients in cost-consciousness and hospital choice will be key to