it's not surprising that many small practices are struggling to keep afloat. ... I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
One resource is ACP's recently updated Ethics Manual, whose seventh edition offers a six-step decision-making approach to ethical dilemmas. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.
Dr. Kristofer Smith's marriage to another physician, for example, has helped his father to appreciate Generation Y's efforts to balance work with family. ... Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
How should the physician respond to the patient's family, who want to force their relative into treatment? ... Send us your comments. Sincerely,. Janet Colwell. Editor.
Editor's note: Dr. Lien disclosed that she is a consultant for insulin manufacturers Sanofi-Aventis, Merck, Eli Lilly, and Novo Nordisk. ... Editor's note: Drs. Karl and Mahoney write on behalf of the Tucson and Contra Costa Chapters of the Citizens'
Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
Our story gets the opinions of educators and ethicists on what's allowable and when. ... Executive Editor.
This issue also includes the first column by ACP's new President, Jack Ende, MD, MACP. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.
Another story offers insights on treating nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, the most common chronic liver disease in the U.S., while another story will teach you how to become a better ... volunteer. Learn how a patient's“ story” can add crucial
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.