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MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of left knee pain

A 76-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-month history of left knee pain of moderate intensity that worsens with ambulation. She reports minimal pain at rest and no nocturnal pain. There are no clicking or locking symptoms. She has tried naproxen and ibuprofen but developed dyspepsia; acetaminophen provides mild to moderate relief. The patient has hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and chronic stable angina. Medications are lisinopril, metoprolol, simvastatin, low-dose aspirin, and nitroglycerin as needed. Following a physical exam, lab results and radiograph, what is the next best step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/04/01/3.htm
1 Apr 2014

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians placed in nomination candidates for officers and Regents.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/11/regents.htm
1 Nov 2014

MKSAP Quiz: gradually progressive knee pain

A 52-year-old man is evaluated for a 5-year history of gradually progressive left knee pain. He has 20 minutes of morning stiffness, which returns after prolonged inactivity. He has minimal to no pain at rest. He reports no clicking or locking of the knee. Over the past several months, the pain has limited his ambulation to no more than a few blocks. Following a physical exam and radiograph, what is the most appropriate next diagnostic step?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2013/04/23/3.htm
23 Apr 2013

MKSAP Quiz: 4-day history of swelling and severe pain

Imaging groups issue recommendations on screening for breast cancer
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/01/12/3.htm
12 Jan 2010

MKSAP Quiz: managing systemic lupus erythematosus during pregnancy

This week's quiz asks readers to advise a 29-year-old pregnant woman with systemic lupus erythematosus.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2012/08/21/3.htm
21 Aug 2012

MKSAP quiz: Woman complains of joint pain and stiffness

A 56-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-year history of joint pain and stiffness of the hands.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/05/mksap.htm
1 May 2009

Bringing medicine back to the bedside

The physical exam itself is widely considered to be underutilized, but many of the country's medical educators and master clinicians are determined to bring it back to prominence.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/02/bringing-medicine-back-to-the-bedside.htm
1 Feb 2018

Defining our identity does not include the ‘P word’

The term “health care provider” implies that health care can be conceptualized as just another commodity, when it is really about helping people who are suffering, managing complex problems, and counseling them how to live.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/09/defining-our-identity-does-not-include-the-p-word.htm
1 Sep 2019

MKSAP Quiz: lower-extremity pain and ‘red knots'

Beta-blockers may have benefit in COPD patients
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/06/08/3.htm
8 Jun 2010

MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of left knee pain

A 76-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-month history of left knee pain of moderate intensity that worsens with ambulation. She reports minimal pain at rest and no nocturnal pain. There are no clicking or locking symptoms. She has tried naproxen and ibuprofen but developed dyspepsia; acetaminophen provides mild to moderate relief. Following a physical exam, lab results and a radiograph, what is the next best step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2013/12/17/3.htm
17 Dec 2013

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