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HIV prophylaxis means discussing sex, drugs with patients | ACP Internist

Guidelines for a new HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) regimen offer a new way to combat the disease, but internists will have to gently explore this option with their patients. Learn who's at risk and how to have sometimes delicate conversations.

MKSAP Quiz: Routine visit for HIV | ACP Internist Weekly | ACP Internist

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,

QD: News Every Day--Task Force recommends screening everyone for HIV : ACP Internist

Would you screen every patient on your panel for HIV? The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) is soliciting physician comments ...

Why does sore throat diagnosis and management cause controversy? : ACP Internist

In 2007, Malcolm Gladwell spoke to the Society of Medical Decision Making in Pittsburgh. In his talk concerning decision making, he used sor...

QD: News Every Day--Early antiretroviral treatment prevents HIV spread between sexual partners : ACP Internist

HIV-infected men and women with relatively healthy immune systems who received immediate oral antiretroviral therapy (ART) were 96.3% less l...

MKSAP Quiz: Red, scaly skin lesions | ACP Internist

A 37-year-old man is evaluated for a 4-month history of progressively worsening red, scaly lesions involving the scalp, trunk, and extremities. During the past month, he also has had pain in the hands and feet and has lost 4.5 kg (10.0 lb). Aspirin

Preventing cervical cancer in Tanzania : ACP Internist

I visited Tanzania again this summer, once again helping a group of amazing University of California, Irvine medical students with their sum...

Moxifloxacin for MRSA: Why is this not standard of care? : ACP Internist

Moxifloxacin and MRSA. Why is this interesting? Moxifloxacin The drug company Bayer applied for a patent on yet another drug in the flouroqu...


smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling,. counseling to prevent tobacco use, screening for HIV infection, and screening for sexually transmitted.

Integrating routine HIV screening into practice | ACP Internist

Routine screening has 2 main benefits: diagnosing HIV infection before patients become symptomatic and have lost the bulk of their immune system and preventing HIV transmission.

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