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Drug shortages cause scrambles in primary care

It's not always easy to attract medical professionals to practice in rural areas, so incentive programs, such as loan forgiveness, are relatively commonplace. ... Patients whose cases are accepted undergo a rigorous examination by a panel of physicians
May 2012

No such thing as ‘one fits all’ for physicians and mobile devices

Smartphones and tablets can put medical information at a doctor's fingertips, making it easier to calculate drug dosages, look up symptoms or side effects, and explain complicated diseases to patients. ... Paula S. Katz surveys the current technological
April 2012

Are your patients health literate?

It's easy enough for patients to act as if they understand the nuances of their diagnoses and the resulting treatment instructions, but that apparent comprehension may be superficial or, in ... In late May, as part of the College's annual Leadership Day,
July 2011

Are scribes a potential boon or bane for primary care?

A patient's statement of “I can't sleep” can be a frustrating presentation for an internist to untangle. ... members. Here is some practical advice from ACP's Center for Practice Improvement and Innovation on how to adapt the rule seamlessly into
February 2012

Teaching the patient-centered medical home

Communication is valuable in all areas of patient care, but it's especially crucial for cancer survivors transitioning from specialists back to primary care physicians. ... Doherty, ACP's senior vice president for governmental affairs and public policy,
November 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

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

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

Reining in the use of CT scans

Also, our report from the American Society of Nephrology's annual meeting provides a snapshot of the current state of kidney transplantation in the U.S. ... ACP's Washington office offers helpful information on the easiest ways to make the most of the
February 2011

Can we stop the superbugs?

This issue also includes the first column by ACP's new President, Jack Ende, MD, MACP. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.
May 2017

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