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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.
1 Sep 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Multiple segmental pulmonary emboli

A 65-year-old man is diagnosed with multiple segmental pulmonary emboli in the right lung. He has no other medical problems, and he takes no medications. He is alert and engaged in shared decision making. After a physical exam and discussion with the patient, what is the appropriate treatment recommendation?
31 May 2022

Guidelines offer 28 recommendations for initial management, secondary prevention of DVT and PE

Among other recommendations, the new guidelines from the American Society of Hematology suggest offering home treatment to low-risk patients with deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE).
20 Oct 2020

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 Jun 2020

MKSAP Quiz: 2-day history of shortness of breath

A 35-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for a 2-day history of shortness of breath with no cough or hemoptysis. Medical history is unremarkable, and he takes no medications. What is the most appropriate management?
5 Jul 2022

Managing DOACs in primary care

Primary care physicians play a crucial role in ongoing anticoagulation management, including educating patients about the signs of venous thromboembolism.
1 Apr 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Establish care visit for pediatric cancer survivor

A 28-year-old woman is seen to establish care. Medical history is significant for acute lymphoblastic leukemia diagnosed and treated at age 5 years; she has been leukemia free since completion of therapy. Following a physical exam and cervical cancer screening, what is the most appropriate additional survivorship assessment to perform next?
22 Feb 2022

Most specialty e-consults appropriate, reduced in-person visits in one health system

A study found that about 70% of electronic consultations to five high-volume specialties were appropriate, ranging from 61% for rheumatology to 78% for psychiatry.
14 Apr 2020

MKSAP Quiz: INR management

A 61-year-old woman undergoes routine evaluation. She reports no recent changes in her medications. She has a history of idiopathic deep venous thrombosis. Her only medication is warfarin, initiated 2 months ago. Following a physical exam and international normalized ratio (INR) measurement of 7.2, what is the most appropriate management?
28 Jul 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up evaluation for nephrolithiasis

A 61-year-old woman has a follow-up evaluation for the incidental discovery of several hypodense lesions in both lobes of her liver and a 2.5-cm mesenteric mass during CT imaging for nephrolithiasis. She has fully recovered from the nephrolithiasis and now feels entirely well. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate management?
10 Aug 2021

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