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MKSAP Quiz: Genetic consult for breast cancer risk

A 29-year-old woman requests advice after receipt of a direct-to-consumer genetic test result that included BRCA gene analysis. She has no breast symptoms and has not undergone any previous breast cancer screening. Following a physical exam and other findings, what is the most appropriate management?
13 Sep 2022

Improving celiac disease diagnosis

Celiac disease should be part of the differential diagnosis for several classic clinical presentations, but atypical symptoms, including constipation, can cause doctors to overlook some patients.
1 Feb 2023

ACP offers guidance on ethical use of genetic testing, precision medicine

The College notes that genetic testing should be guided by the best interests of the patient, scientific evidence, and ethical standards and that testing must be clinically indicated, among other positions.
2 Aug 2022

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Oct 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for chronic cough

A 23-year-old woman is evaluated for chronic cough. She reports several episodes of chronic bronchitis as a child and persistent cough productive of thick purulent sputum since childhood. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is the most likely diagnosis?
7 Feb 2023

More tools available for treating IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not a new disorder, but physicians' understanding of its pathophysiology and treatment has greatly progressed over the years.
1 Jan 2023

Updated ACP Ethics Manual addresses genetic testing, telemedicine, end-of-life care

The seventh edition of the ACP Ethics Manual reaffirms ethical tenets of medicine and reexamines their application in changing circumstances.
15 Jan 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for sports participation

This week's quiz asks readers to interpret the cardiac findings of an 18-year-old man with no history of hypertension or other pertinent medical history who is being evaluated before participating on his college basketball team.
21 Feb 2023

Internists becoming the ‘gatekeepers' for genetic testing

Genetic tests have made tremendous advances, and primary care physicians are going to be the ones who determine whether they're used, and how frequently. Here are a few pointers from Internal Medicine 2012 on what criteria to use.
1 Jun 2012

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for confusion

A 63-year-old man is evaluated in the ED for confusion. He recently visited an urgent care center for symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection and was prescribed codeine-guaifenesin. Following a physical exam and administration of naloxone, what is the most likely cause of this patient's adverse drug reaction?
6 Dec 2022

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