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Little treatments, lots of time best for back pain | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Duru reported that use of this treatment has increased from fewer than 1 million procedures in 2000 to more than 2.2 million performed in 2011.
April 2019

Letters to the Editor

Seymour Herschberg, FACP. New York, N.Y. An article in The February 2008 issue of ACP Internist (“Adding cosmetic procedures lifts internists' sagging incomes”) describes how general internists are increasingly devoting ... The principal rationale
March 2008

Tiny ticks, big myths: Lyme disease pearls

Pearl No. 5: Tick removal should not be a complex procedure.
June 2017

New billing codes for ‘subsequent observation care’ services

Internists can use new procedure codes to be paid for the increasingly common service of evaluation and managing a patient after their admission to observation status in a hospital. ... Internists can use new procedure codes to be paid for the
January 2011

Mammography poses small benefits, latent risks in elderly

and psychological discomforts from diagnostic testing and procedures to work-up the abnormal result. ... Women with dementia may be frightened by procedures they do not understand and unable to cooperate with instructions resulting in suboptimal outcomes.
January 2009

Warning on NSAIDs; new schizophrenia drug approved

At least 45 adverse events, including 6 deaths, have occurred in patients undergoing procedures with these devices. ... The drug is approved for adults undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention, as it reduces the risk of serious clotting
September 2015

New drugs for diabetes, secondary prevention of CV events

Photo by Thinkstock. A safety communication discouraging the use of laparoscopic power morcellation during hysterectomy or myomectomy for uterine fibroids, due to risk that the procedure will spread the cancerous tissue
July 2014

There's more to Medicare's Annual Wellness Visit

present in the office suite and immediately available to furnish assistance and direction throughout the performance of the procedure or service), the supervising physician will bill Medicare for the visit.
November 2014

How to start and stop bisphosphonates

Most cases occur in patients who have had cancer, who were on a high-dose IV bisphosphonate or who had an invasive procedure for their jaw such as an implant.
June 2013

Letters to the Editor

My practice is over 90% Medicare, and I cannot generate enough income through clinical care to cover my costs, especially because I do no “procedures” except the family meeting, which CMS ... The studies Mr. Doherty cites are of questionable
September 2012

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