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Discussing lifetime vs. 10-year CVD risk estimates led to higher patient risk perception, willingness for therapy | ACP Internist Weekly | ACP Internist

Patients who were presented with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk information using a pictogram had lower perception of risk and were less willing to consider therapy than those presented with a bar graph or no graphic at all.

November/December 2010 | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

Guidelines should rarely become rules : ACP Internist

The blog FiveThirtyEight has this wonderful provocative article, ” Patients Can Face Grave Risks When Doctors Stick to the Rules Too Much .”...

July/August 2012 | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

PADs impact exceeds that of many other cardiovascular conditions, expert says : ACP Internist

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) has a bigger public health impact than many better known coronary vascular diseases, but awareness of sympto...

Assess statin-associated myalgia on a patient-by-patient basis | ACP Internist

Statin-associated muscle pain is controversial and poorly understood. But the consequence of stopping cholesterol drugs has a much clearer downside. Counsel patients on potential side effects, and let them know that switching is preferable to

Know the patient to achieve statin benefits | ACP Internist

That statins work is without question. And with costs falling due to many drugs in the class going generic, physicians are now refining when to prescribe the ubiquitous drug class based on the degree of risk.

System-wide changes improve diabetes care | ACP Internist

To improve metrics of diabetes care, 4 employed primary care practices at a health system in Texas worked to systematically improve HbA1c testing and started a “Saving Toes” campaign.

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