Among other recommendations, clinicians should treat patients with left ventricular (LV) thrombus after myocardial infarction using oral anticoagulants for three months, the American Heart Association (AHA) said.
20 Sep 2022
Women now outnumber men in U.S. medical schools, but after training, they can expect to earn significantly less.
1 Sep 2022
An 18-year-old man is evaluated during a preparticipation physical examination for his college soccer team. He is asymptomatic. He describes no limitation in his exercise capacity. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate test to perform?
20 Sep 2022
ACP is launching a new campaign to educate about the depth and diversity of internal medicine and highlight the value that all internal medicine physicians bring to health care.
1 Sep 2022
One study found that early rhythm control was better than rate control for low-risk patients, another found that age at menarche and menopause was associated with afib risk, and another indicated that women's lower risk for afib is due to their smaller body size compared with men.
6 Sep 2022
Atrial fibrillation has been called “the bread and butter” of cardiology, and a condition that impacts all aspects of internal medicine practice.
1 Jun 2015
Learners can stream expert-led sessions covering timely internal medicine topics, with the opportunity to earn CME credit and MOC points at their own pace, on any device.
28 Jun 2022
Two new analyses of recent cardiology trials highlighted the prevalence and potential adverse effects of nonadherence to medications.
16 Aug 2022
A sizable number of patients with diabetes do not consistently fill their prescriptions or take less than the prescribed amount due to costs, but there are ways to make it easier on a patient's pocketbook.
1 May 2022
A 72-year-old man is evaluated during a routine examination. He has no symptoms or significant medical history. He is active and exercises regularly. He does not take any medications. Following a physical exam and echocardiogram, which shows severe mitral regurgitation, what is the most appropriate management?
22 Aug 2017