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Telemedicine's time has arrived

As the need for remote health care expands, medical educators and residents continue to refine the best ways to teach and learn telemedicine.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/telemedicines-time-has-arrived.htm
1 Sep 2022

ACP hosts webinar Dec. 9 on telemedicine for chronic disease management

The free, one-hour webinar will teach internists how to choose appropriate patients and a suitable platform to optimize remote monitoring as part of chronic disease management.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/23/6.htm
23 Nov 2021

MKSAP Quiz: COPD evaluated during a routine visit

A 66-year-old man with a history of COPD is evaluated during a routine visit. He is able to walk one flight of stairs and one block before he develops dyspnea. He was last treated for two acute exacerbations of COPD within the last year, one of which required hospitalization. Following a physical exam and other tests, what patient characteristics place him at highest risk for a recurrent acute exacerbation?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/09/3.htm
9 Mar 2021

Managing medication adherence

That most nonadherent patients are willfully rejecting doctors' orders might seem shocking. But physicians have to accept it in order to encourage patients to accept their advice. Digital health tools may offer potential aids in solving matters of adherence.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/03/adherence.htm
1 Mar 2017

ACP issues policy recommendations on retail health clinics

Retail health clinics should serve as an episodic alternative to care from an established primary care practice for relatively healthy patients without complex medical histories, among other recommendations.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2015/10/20/2.htm
20 Oct 2015

Lupus presentation may be an ‘imitator’

Lupus can involve multiple organ systems and shares the same, sometimes nonspecific presentation as other conditions. But a diligent internist##mdash;an “excellent generalist” in the words of one expert##mdash;can pick up on the correct diagnosis.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/11/lupus.htm
1 Nov 2014

Adding nicotine replacement therapy to varenicline monotherapy didn't increase smoking cessation

In a randomized trial of 1,251 adults who smoked five or more cigarettes per day, neither varenicline plus a nicotine patch nor extended-duration treatment was superior to 12 weeks of varenicline monotherapy for abstinence.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/10/26/2.htm
26 Oct 2021

Miserable symptoms mark chronic sinusitis

Chronic sinusitis, an illness that can feel as symptomatically miserable as congestive heart failure or rheumatoid arthritis, is often misdiagnosed or underdiagnosed. But distinctive clues can lead internists to deliver the right treatment.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/01/sinusitis.htm
1 Jan 2011

Food insecurity associated with less weight loss, even with intense intervention

The findings of a recent randomized trial suggest that weight loss approaches need to address both obesity and food insecurity, both of which continue to increase in the U.S.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/09/2.htm
9 Mar 2021

Diagnosing a disorder with few symptoms

Hypercalcemia can have absent, few or nondifferential symptoms, but the condition can indicate the presence of major diseases such as breast cancer. Experts review how to quickly apply a high index of suspicion to make a diagnosis.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2012/03/hypercalcemia.htm
1 Mar 2012

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