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Better treatment, low awareness for hepatitis C

Bartlett, MD, MACP, a professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. ... HCV. Patients with confirmed HCV infection are usually referred to a gastroenterologist, an infectious disease specialist, or
July 2012

Food for thought

A few months ago I blogged about a study that explored the biologic plausibility for replacing the handshake with the fist bump from an inf...
September 2019

White coat vote

There's been a flurry of media around the topic recently: At various infectious diseases society meetings, many member physicians have been advocating for a change in our white coat culture— ... Philip Lederer, an infectious diseases doctor in Boston,
September 2019

Diabetic foot care begins with bare feet

podiatrist, a plastic or vascular surgeon, a wound specialist, a neurologist, a vascular surgeon, an internist or endocrinologist, an infectious disease or clinical microbiology specialist, and a physiatrist. ... 2012 Infectious Diseases Society of
October 2013

Don't drink the water

ACP Internist's latest cover article describes the potential environmental impact of disposing of drugs down the drain and into the water s...
September 2019

Primary care integral to new national viral hepatitis action plan

treatment, said Brian McMahon, MACP, director of the Liver Disease and Hepatitis Program at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. ... The plan also focuses on the low-hanging fruit, areas where infectious disease and primary care physicians need
September 2011

What is shingles?

Thanks to my patient for allowing me to use her photo to talk about a common condition known as shingles. The medical name is herpes zoster ...
September 2019

Let's talk Ebola

Until the infection can be controlled in Africa, there is always the chance that a traveler will have silent disease.
September 2019

The enemy within

The enemy within. There are a couple studies out, 1 in Clinical Infectious Diseases (from WashU) and 1 in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (from Houston), that carry the same message: ... difficile-associated disease (CDAD) are not
September 2019

Infectious diseases and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad match

Here we go again. Another internal medicine subspecialty“ match day” and another record (bad) day for infectious disease as a subspecialty. ... It's aDaniel J. Diekema, MD, FACP, practices infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, and hospital
September 2019

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