A 30-year-old woman is evaluated for management of new-onset atrial fibrillation. She has a history of tetralogy of Fallot that was repaired at age 18 months. She has had no cardiovascular concerns since then and has not had regular follow-up since
In treating atrial fibrillation (AF), this year has witnessed some real excitement. And not all the good news has to do with new pills. Rece...
ACP launches new services for quality improvement | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist
ACP Advance features a physician-led coaching service, a new QI curriculum, and access to virtual training programs and resources.
QD: News Every Day--Moderate drinking and binging associated with more atrial fibrillation : ACP Internist
Moderate alcohol use is associated with more onset of atrial fibrillation, and binge drinking increases the risk to that of heavy alcohol us...
Atrial fibrillation has been called “the bread and butter” of cardiology, and a condition that impacts all aspects of internal medicine practice.
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This update covers the approval of an oral medication to reduce the risk of stroke and embolism in atrial fibrillation and the first generic version of esomeprazole.
A 31-year-old man is evaluated for follow-up 2 days after an emergency department visit for palpitations. He reports intermittent palpitations and occasional episodes of shortness of breath. What is the most appropriate next step in management?
A 71-year-old man presents for a routine visit. He has a history of hypertension and atrial fibrillation.