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High ratings for personal physicians : ACP Internist

It's time for some good news! A study that looked at online patient ratings about their physicians from 2004 through 2010 showed that the av...

The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU | ACP Internist

A Harvard expert moderates a new column on ethical case studies and suggests some practical strategies for handling and preventing conflicts. Case study: The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU.

Mac, cheese, and hot lead : ACP Internist

Assuming you aren't preoccupied with trivialities, like whether or not 30 million people have health insurance , then you know that the big ...

Means, at the ends of ethics : ACP Internist

Doctors, psychologists, ethicists and others, along with our society at large, debate whether "the ends justify the means ." But nobody deba...

An international meeting highlights domestic health care | ACP Internist

ACP's international membership has much to offer the domestic roster, and vice versa.

Palliative care is our responsibility to patients : ACP Internist

This week we had an all too common clinical situation. A patient with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) developed pneumoni...

Doctors, death and dignity: the semantics of 'suicide' : ACP Internist

Inevitably, death comes to be seen as the enemy in medical care. A resuscitation effort ends with success, or death. Death is the antithesis...

Lazarus took fish oil : ACP Internist

Tales of the prowess and health effects of fish oil (or, more generically, long-chain omega-3 fatty acids) have flopped around more over the...

Diet, as a matter of taste : ACP Internist

Some years ago, I found myself at a corporate meeting of Kraft. I don't recall exactly how or why I wound up on that guest list, but I recal...

Sugar, on a slippery slope : ACP Internist

A commentary published last week in Nature argues for the regulation of sugar as a toxic substance. The authors and I agree about ends--re...

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