Editor's Note: After this issue went to press, the CDC updated its guidance on cloth face coverings, which now includes a paragraph on face shields. ... There's no way to say how good it would be,” she said.
may think it's unnecessary because they have all the time in the world. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
This issue covers such topics as legislative issues regarding prescribing, potential overdoses by patients taking narcotics, and a new way to look at overall health.
Finally, this month, Darilyn Moyer, MD, FACP, takes the helm as the College's new EVP/CEO, replacing Steven E. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
Change is hard, and maintaining change can be even harder. It's well known that even the most motivated patient can have a difficult time sticking to a healthy eating plan ... Please also meet ACP's new President, Nitin S. Damle, MD, FACP, and read his
In particular, HIPAA's rules regarding patients' access to their medical records continue to be the subject of some particularly pervasive myths.
Communication with and good handoff from a patient's oncologist is often another key to quality follow-up care, as our story explains. ... Alzheimer's disease can be one of the more frustrating diseases to manage, because, as experts explain in our story
Retail clinics have become a growing part of the U.S. health care landscape over the past few years, with a projected number of 3,000 nationwide this year. ... Our conference coverage is from the American Epilepsy Society's annual meeting, held in
Right up front, it's important to develop a good patient-physician relationship to make it easier to discuss potential surgery and its pros and cons. ... Speaking of public health, hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may be even more pervasive than reported
Finally, this issue features the 10th and final story in our series marking ACP's Centennial. ... Read about ACP's 10th decade, featuring health care reform and other advocacy efforts, as well as new products and services.