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ACP supports new facility guidelines on primary care and gynecology procedures

The guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the National Partnership for Women & Families aim to improve health care without putting burdens on patients or clinicians.
5 Feb 2019

Is mastering coding worth the time?

While Medicare has added new codes to increase the reimbursement available to primary care practices, they can be difficult to implement and may not align with the integrated flow of a visit.
1 Oct 2022

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of intermittent claudication

A 68-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of intermittent claudication. His symptoms have been slowly progressive but are not life limiting. Medical history is significant for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and carotid artery stenosis treated with left carotid endarterectomy. He is a former smoker but quit 10 years ago. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment to reduce this patient's cardiovascular risk?
23 Aug 2022

Medication adherence affecting cardiovascular outcomes even in clinical trials

Two new analyses of recent cardiology trials highlighted the prevalence and potential adverse effects of nonadherence to medications.
16 Aug 2022

ACP issues guideline on testosterone treatment for age-related low testosterone levels

Clinicians should prescribe testosterone for men with this condition only to treat sexual dysfunction, not to improve energy, vitality, physical function, or cognition, the guideline said.
7 Jan 2020

Guideline recommends pharmacologic treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high fracture risk

Bisphosphonates are recommended for initial treatment, although ibandronate is not recommended for reducing nonvertebral or hip fracture risk, the clinical practice guideline from the Endocrine Society stated.
2 Apr 2019

Screening, treatment of asymptomatic bacteriuria not needed for most, guideline states

The Infectious Diseases Society of America recommends screening and treatment only in pregnant women and in patients undergoing endoscopic urologic procedures associated with mucosal trauma.
26 Mar 2019

New EUA and dose guidelines for COVID-19 released, ACIP reviewed myocarditis reports

The FDA gave an emergency use authorization (EUA) to tocilizumab for inpatients, the NIH revised dosing recommendations on monoclonal antibodies for outpatients, and government experts said myocarditis is extremely rare with the vaccines, among other recent COVID-19 news.
29 Jun 2021

NOACs recommended instead of warfarin for some afib patients, guideline states

An updated guideline on atrial fibrillation responds to new evidence, as well as the advent of new drugs and devices to treat the condition.
5 Feb 2019

Mucosal healing an emerging goal of ulcerative colitis treatment, guideline states

The updated guideline from the American College of Gastroenterology offers recommendations on drug treatment and cancer screening, among other topics.
5 Mar 2019

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