When caring for patients who have been released from prison, internists must consider the economic and social obstacles that can impact the plan of care, as well as the difficulty of coordinating with jails and prisons and obtaining patients' medical records.
Assessments for the potential symptoms of menopause should begin when women are in their 40s and may be entering perimenopause.
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
Clinicians and their teams may want to identify which patients and families to prioritize for advance care planning initiatives.
A 55-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-week history of blisters on his hands. The blisters are tender, break easily after they develop, and occur in different regions on the backs of his hands. Medical history is notable for alcoholic liver disease. The patient does not use tobacco but drinks 6 beers daily. He takes no medications. Following a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
Readers weigh in on the physician-patient relationship and difficulties of health insurance.
ACP's Board of Governors will be casting ballots for Chair-elect Designee, and the results will be announced in late October.