ACP leadership has developed a new vision for the future of American health care in order to achieve universal coverage and improve access, reduce costs, improve the dysfunctional payment system, and reduce administrative burdens and excessive complexity.
On the 10-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, it has largely lived up to its potential while falling short in some respects, due in large part to court rulings, sustained political opposition from some quarters, and implementation problems.
Impaired cognition after an ICU visit is common, often existing alongside physical debility and mental and emotional problems.
A few pearls can smooth the way when transitioning from medical school to residency.
A 55-year-old woman is seen during a follow-up evaluation for hyperthyroidism that was diagnosed 1 week ago. Thyroid examination revealed a palpable right thyroid nodule. Following a physical exam and a thyroid scan, what is the most appropriate management?