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Letters to the Editor

The session's presenter, a surgical subspecialist, recommended, among other things, saving time by using a“ scribe” to take a patient's history. ... Mary Noble, FACP. Spokane, Wash. Editor's note: As our disclaimer indicates, articles in ACP
April 2011

Internists as team physicians keep their heads in the game

This month we take an inside look at internists practicing in a field of medicine that's just a little bit different from the norm. ... This month ACP Internist takes an inside look at internists practicing in a field of medicine that's just a little bit
October 2011

Dealing with food allergies, chronic pain

First, Janet Colwell's story on treatment for chronic pain, a common and frustrating issue for internists, offers advice on how to start therapy, measure progress, and modify treatment when necessary. ... the cause of a patient's problem because he was
May 2011

Six months post-disaster, challenges remain for Japanese medicine

Earlier this year, the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging issued long-awaited guidelines on Alzheimer's diagnosis, a welcome step forward for science that may present clinical ... Have you needed to interpret the new Alzheimer's
September 2011

Overlooking PAD in primary care

But although it's an ideal disorder for effective management in the primary care office, patients with PAD are often overlooked or misdiagnosed, experts say. ... Those of you who've made the trip to ACP's annual meeting in the past are no doubt familiar
April 2011

Internal Medicine 2011 covers topics new and old

Internal Medicine 2011 was held in San Diego this April, and as always, ACP Internist's staff was on hand to provide readers with updates through our daily newspaper, blog posts ... Topics include when to initiate palliative care, how to discuss
June 2011

Diagnosis, treatment of chronic sinusitis present challenges

Chronic sinusitis can make a patient's life miserable, but it's often a difficult diagnosis to parse. ... In this month's case, an internist misses a diagnosis that is literally right before his eyes.
January 2011

Saying yes—or no—to medical marijuana

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
November 2010

Childhood disease survivors need comprehensive care

Survivors of pediatric diseases are a growing group in the U.S., and will soon make up a larger segment of internists' practices. ... And read about how one medical practice put in the time and effort to become Rhode Island's first National Committee for
September 2010

How to say no

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.
March 2011

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