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Caring for veterans outside the VA system

About three-fourths of nearly 22 million veterans get some or all of their outpatient medical treatment outside the VA health system, creating a need for identifying these patients in a practice and screening for potential physical and mental symptoms.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/07/caring-for-veterans-outside-the-va-system.htm
1 Jul 2017

Lupus presentation may be an ‘imitator’

Lupus can involve multiple organ systems and shares the same, sometimes nonspecific presentation as other conditions. But a diligent internist##mdash;an “excellent generalist” in the words of one expert##mdash;can pick up on the correct diagnosis.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/11/lupus.htm
1 Nov 2014

Caring for ex-prisoners presents management challenges

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.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/09/caring-for-ex-prisoners-presents-management-challenges.htm
1 Sep 2017

Make path to health one of least resistance

Behavioral economics explains why patients sacrifice their long-term health for short term rewards, and suggests ways that internists can easily convince them to change.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/05/one.htm
1 May 2008

New BP guideline seeks earlier intervention

Recategorized, lower thresholds might give physicians effective new weapons in the fight against hypertension, but some contend that it's premature to change clinical practice.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/03/new-bp-guideline-seeks-earlier-intervention.htm
1 Mar 2018

Extended-release metformin recalled due to impurity

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/07/extended-release-metformin-recalled-due-to-impurity.htm
1 Jul 2020

Baby boomers' health isn't what they expect

The normal aspects of aging will place extraordinary demands on the health care system as the baby boomers enter their retirement years. Sheer numbers, coupled with high expectations of this population, pose a problem for primary care.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2012/07/boomers.htm
1 Jul 2012

Patients find medical home in Pennsylvania

A group of physicians in southeastern Pennsylvania are among the lucky and proactive few practicing in some of the first payer-supported patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) in the country.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/04/pilot.htm
1 Apr 2009

New algorithm helps weed out unneeded drugs in the elderly

Geriatrician Doron Garfinkel, MD, developed the Good Palliative-Geriatric Practice algorithm for discontinuing elderly patients' unneeded medications. In a study, he showed how it led to discontinuing 58% of the drugs taken by a group of community-dwelling elderly.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/05/medications.htm
1 May 2011

What's new in other College publications

ACP Hospitalist, ACP mobile content, ACP Press, and ACP QI programs.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/11/highlights.htm
1 Nov 2008

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