I would like to applaud Jack Ende, MD, MACP, for recent comments about his “back to the bedside” initiative in the President's Message in the June 2017 ACP Internist. ... More troubling is the thought that the uninsured, without an insurer to
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/01/letters.htm. Readers weigh in on climate change and the best way to prepare med students as future consultants. ... If consultants have not yet discussed their findings with the patient, it's appropriate to do so
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/02/letters.htm. Readers respond to Mindful Medicine, Ethics columns. Dr. Groopman's comments about cognition are valuable. ... catalyst that drives physicians to take cognitive “shortcuts” that lead to the
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2013/01/letters.htm. A reader questions blood pressure measurement as it is performed clinically and during medical research. ... To what extent is “white coat hypertension” baked into the studies upon which we depend
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/04/editor.htm. There's been a lot of talk in the media lately about physicians' enthusiasm for social networking. ... By Janet Colwell, Editor.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/10/editor.htm. A digest of this month's issue, including Alaska's shrinking primary care pool, the rising epidemic of prediabetes, and other issues of ... note. By Janet Colwell, Editor.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/01/editor.htm. A digest of this month's issue, including the risks and drawbacks of stopping clinical trials early for benefit, colon cancer screening and ... By Janet Colwell, Editor.
asking about sexual activity as part of a history unless it is essential to the diagnosis. ... I was glancing through the letters-to-the-editor page of our local small town gazette when I came across a letter submitted by one of my patients who I have
Stein, MD, FACP, in the Letters to the Editor section in the September 2017 ACP Internist. ... I refer chiefly to the TIME magazine article “Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us” by Steven Brill, published in 2013.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/02/letters.htm. A reader offer support for the evidence base for nutritional supplements, while another cites anecdotal evidence on the benefits of fasting. ... I reported my observations to the American Heart