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MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of daily headaches

A 64-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-month history of daily headaches of sudden, spontaneous onset. Following a physical exam and MRI, what is the most appropriate treatment of this patient's headaches?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2023/01/24/3.htm
24 Jan 2023

IM physicians join health inspections at the border

Two ACP members toured Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities near the Texas/Mexico border to evaluate the processes and environmental conditions affecting human health at the facilities.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2023/01/im-physicians-join-health-inspections-at-the-border.htm
1 Jan 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up visit for chronic hypertension

A 44-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for chronic hypertension. Over the past month, her average blood pressure measured with home blood pressure monitoring was 150/90 mm Hg. Following a physical exam and lab tests, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/10/11/3.htm
11 Oct 2022

New trials provide data to improve medication management in hypertension

A U.K. study compared morning versus evening dosing of antihypertensive drugs, a U.S. study looked at optimal dosing in patients with proteinuria, and a trial in Spain tested self-titration in patients with poorly controlled hypertension.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/10/18/6.htm
18 Oct 2022

Tracheostomy tube shortage; fire risk with diabetes device

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2023/01/tracheostomy-tube-shortage-fire-risk-with-diabetes-device.htm
1 Jan 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for hypertension, chronic kidney disease

A 74-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for hypertension and slowly progressive chronic kidney disease. She reports that she feels well and has no symptoms. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/12/13/3.htm
13 Dec 2022

A can't-miss cause of resistant hypertension

More than 20% of patients with resistant hypertension have primary aldosteronism, an underrecognized cause of hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/05/a-cant-miss-cause-of-resistant-hypertension.htm
1 May 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension

A 68-year-old man is evaluated during a routine follow-up visit. Medical history is significant for type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and aortofemoral bypass surgery 2 years ago. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate additional treatment?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/11/15/3.htm
15 Nov 2022

Why and how to monitor hypertension at home

Home measurement of high blood pressure overcomes variability inherent in office measurements, delivers better assessment of systolic pressure (and hence, of possible cardiovascular events) and offers a better chance of discontinuing drug therapy.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/03/home.htm
1 Mar 2011

Missed, delayed diagnoses of primary hyperparathyroidism linked to worse symptoms

More than half of patients with hypercalcemia didn't have their parathyroid hormone levels checked, and more than a third of those who did undergo measurement and were found to have elevated levels still did not receive a diagnosis, a retrospective cohort study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2023/01/03/4.htm
3 Jan 2023

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