For our feature story on the topic, our writer talked to 3 U.S. ... Read one expert's top 10 pearls on atrial fibrillation, and learn how to give a great talk to any audience.
ACP has issued guidance in several areas of women's health over the past year, including pelvic exams, cervical cancer screening, and breast cancer screening. ... As Bob Doherty, ACP's senior vice president for governmental affairs and public policy,
Patients often report difficulty sleeping, and it's up to internists to determine which ones are suffering from lifestyle-related conditions like stress and which are affected by sleep apnea. ... Although ACP's premier scientific meeting is always a big
What's more, patients who are ingesting, smoking, or inhaling marijuana or related products may not be telling their physicians about them. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.
ACP Internist looks into what's involved in making a house call and how interested physicians can balance the pros and cons. ... information. We're also launching a new column this issue on medical education, featuring “do it yourself” simulators
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has long recommended screening adults in primary care to reduce alcohol misuse, but in 2013 it revised its recommendation to clarify that such screening ... It's not all good news, though: For some drugs,
This issue covers topics including aspirin's role in cardiovascular health, conference coverage for palliative care, and the growth of free clinics in medical education. ... Which sessions offered the most value to you this year? How did you celebrate
For both issues, the devil is in the details. In a growing number of states, 14 at last count, it's now legal for patients to use medical marijuana, as long ... Paula S. Katz talks to experts in the field about how and when they initiate statin treatment
But there's evidence that some physicians are willing to break the mold. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
s appointment with specific requests for treatment or tests, and expect to receive them. ... Once a relative new kid on the block, the metabolic syndrome is now more widely recognized, but it's still the source of some clinical controversy.