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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

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

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

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

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