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Monkeypox: 5 key points

An expert panel convened by ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine provided five key takeaways about diagnosing and managing monkeypox.
1 Nov 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for positive HIV test

A 35-year-old man undergoes follow-up evaluation for a positive HIV screening test obtained 3 days ago. He is ready to start treatment. HIV testing 1 year ago was negative. He takes no medications. The physical examination is normal. Following immunoassays, what is the most appropriate treatment?
12 Jul 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Establishing care for HIV

A 31-year-old man arrives to establish care for newly diagnosed HIV infection. He is asymptomatic. Medical history is otherwise noncontributory, and he takes no medications. Following a physical exam and review of lab studies, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
17 Aug 2021

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination candidates for College governance.
1 Nov 2022

New guidance released on HIV in primary care

The recommendations from the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America update a 2013 guideline on this topic and reflect the changing primary care needs of people with HIV who have longer lifespans due to improved treatment.
17 Nov 2020

Long-acting injectable cabotegravir not cost-effective for HIV PrEP

While the long-acting injectable form of cabotegravir has shown superior effectiveness for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a cost-effectiveness analysis found that the drug is too expensive at its current price compared to the daily oral medication available as a generic.
1 Feb 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Difficult and painful swallowing

A 43-year-old man is evaluated for difficulty with swallowing and painful swallowing. The pain began approximately 5 days ago and occurs with both solids and liquids. He has recently diagnosed HIV infection and is receiving antiretroviral therapy. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment?
1 Sep 2022

CDC releases interim monkeypox guidance, reports epidemiologic and clinical characteristics

The interim guidance focused on prevention and treatment of monkeypox in persons with HIV infection. The most frequently reported signs and symptoms from recent cases of monkeypox in the U.S. include rash (100%), fever (63%), chills (59%), and lymphadenopathy (59%).
16 Aug 2022

Managing HIV with testing, prevention

Antiretroviral therapy has made an impact in treating HIV, but preexposure prophylaxis has created a huge opportunity in preventing infection, with internists poised to play a role.
1 Mar 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Routine visit for HIV

A 44-year-old man is evaluated in the office during a routine visit. Medical history is significant for HIV diagnosed at age 25 years, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. He is a current smoker. Following a physical exam, cardiac exam, and lab tests, what risk factors will result in underestimation of the risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in this patient?
19 Mar 2019

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