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National Influenza Vaccination Week prompts reminder on flu shots

Online resources are available to help physicians and health care professionals ensure that patients receive the correct immunizations in accordance with the CDC's Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule.
8 Dec 2015

ACIP expands indications for Tdap, HPV, hepatitis B vaccinations

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) released its sixth annual review of the recommended Adult Immunization Schedule last week.
7 Feb 2012

MKSAP Quiz: 2-week history of a rash on face and midchest

A 32-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-week history of a rash on his face and midchest. He describes the rash as consisting of small, reddish “lumps” that are intensely itchy; they develop and begin to resolve with development of new lesions. He otherwise feels well. Medical history is significant for a recent diagnosis of HIV infection. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?
12 Apr 2016

MKSAP Quiz: 7-year history of plaques

A 50-year-old man is evaluated in the hospital for fatigue, joint pain, and skin lesions. His symptoms started 2 weeks ago with fever and sore throat, which subsided in 2 days. Fatigue and joint pain were noted 1 day after the onset of sore throat, which worsened over the subsequent days. Four days after the onset of symptoms, he noted dark red spots on his ankles and shins, which spread to involve his legs, thighs, and buttocks; the skin lesions were not painful or itchy. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?
1 Mar 2018

Watch out for NAFLD, treat ASAP

While nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis are dynamic processes that can progress and regress, lifestyle modification, including diet, is a must for all patients, wherever they are in their disease.
1 Apr 2021

Free CME course helps physicians identify and care for patients with liver disease

The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), in collaboration with ACP, Project ECHO, the CDC, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, has developed ACT-First, a free, online CME course that will help clinicians improve their knowledge and clinical skills in hepatology.
20 May 2014

MKSAP Quiz: 10-day history of malaise, discomfort and progressive jaundice

A 32-year-old woman is evaluated for a 10-day history of malaise, right upper quadrant discomfort, and progressive jaundice. She has had no recent travel outside of the United States, does not drink alcohol, and has no recent ingestions of drugs, including acetaminophen or herbal remedies. Up until this time, she has been healthy. She has a history of type 1 diabetes mellitus for which she takes insulin glargine and insulin detemir. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most likely diagnosis?
29 Oct 2013

Clearing up confusion over Medicare coverage for vaccines

Medicare's vaccination payments covered in a variety of ways.
1 Mar 2008

Breaking barriers to buprenorphine

Despite heightened awareness of the opioid crisis, treatment still eludes many patients who are struggling with addiction.
1 Sep 2018

Planned safe injection site aims to curb overdose deaths

Founders of a new nonprofit in Philadelphia are attempting to open the nation's first legal overdose prevention site.
1 Jan 2020

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