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CONFERENCE COVERAGE Information plus documentation a must for informed ...

In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued forlate diagnosis of a patient’s prostate cancer.He won the case, and one of the jurors toldhim that the deciding factor had beeninformed consent ... documentation showingthat the patient had been warned that abiopsy could miss cancer.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2012/01/acpi-201201-coding_t4.pdf
19 Dec 2011

Letters to the Editor

PSA tests, fibromyalgia and reconsidering clinical impressions are discussed and debated by ACP members.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/05/letters.htm
1 May 2009

Evidence lacking for routine prostate screening, but single test at 60 may help

Exacerbation-susceptible subtype may exist in COPD
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/09/21/4.htm
21 Sep 2010

Look for reasons if patients refuse advice

Refusal can be frustrating for physicians, who likely see their medical advice as contributing toward healing and improving quality of life. But patients reserve the right to make informed decisions about their care, even if these decisions run counter to what's been recommended.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/02/informed-refusal.htm
1 Feb 2014

PSA screening halves cancer mortality

Cancer diagnoses often given quickly, impersonallyEmail improved care for diabetics
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/07/13/4.htm
13 Jul 2010

Research model supports strategies that increase PSA screening interval and age-specific thresholds for biopsy

Using higher thresholds for biopsy referral for older men and screening men with initially low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels less frequently seem to reduce harms of screening while preserving lives, a study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2013/02/05/5.htm
5 Feb 2013

Prescribing for opioid addiction meds, CNS suppressants

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/11/prescribing-for-opioid-addiction-meds-cns-suppressants.htm
1 Nov 2017

Metastatic disease reduced in PSA screening era, study indicates

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening reduced the number of men presenting with metastatic prostate cancer, a new study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2012/08/07/2.htm
7 Aug 2012

Propoxyphene withdrawn, bevacizumab loses indication

Recalls, warnings, and approvals.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/02/fda.htm
1 Feb 2011

Simulation model suggests active surveillance offers greatest quality-adjusted life expectancy

Recommended therapies after ischemic stroke less likely to be received by the elderly
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/12/07/5.htm
7 Dec 2010

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