Our conference coverage in this issue tackles resistant hypertension, which was the subject of a session at the American Society of Hypertension's annual meeting this May in New York City.
For heavier patients, interacting with the health care system (judgmental clinicians and the ever-present scale) can be downright daunting.
The traditional 3 symptoms of bacterial meningitis are well known: fever, headache, and neck stiffness. But altered mental status should be on that list, too.
While psychotherapies are effective treatments for some digestive disorders, stigma around both functional gut disorders and mental health diagnoses limits uptake, both for physicians and patients.
As for full-time benefits, consider offering employee-only health insurance instead of family coverage; increasing the deductible; and omitting dental and vision coverage. ... s annual conference in New Orleans last October.
Our conference coverage section in this issue is from the American Academy of Family Physicians' (AAFP) annual meeting, held in San Diego last fall.
Our story has more details. Our conference coverage this month is from Hospital Medicine 2014, which took place in Las Vegas in March. ... Next month's issue of ACP Internist will feature a wrapup of our coverage from Internal Medicine 2014, held in
Dr. Jenkins, chief scientific officer of the Laura W. Bush Institute at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, was the keynote speaker at the conference, which was held in Philadelphia
Updated guidelines for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease revised the definition and staging of the condition, and an expert offers tips for optimal care.
Our conference coverage in this issue is from CHEST 2016, held last October in Los Angeles.