https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/09/letter.htm. Readers respond to ACP Internist's coverage. Regarding the article “Bringing Medicine to the Streets” in the July/August 2019 ACP Internist, I ... I did have the opportunity on several cold winter
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/09/letters.htm. Readers respond about bedside vs. scanning and how to take blood pressure. ... I could not find any symptoms or signs relating to the head or the nervous system.
First, many physical examination maneuvers (tests) have well-established sensitivities and specificities, as useful to the clinician as those for laboratory tests. ... Second, the practice of predicting what a laboratory test might demonstrate based on
I've always believed that patients should have the right to make medical decisions about their own lives. ... But 2 major concerns have combined to change my opinion about remaining the doctor for patients who refuse to follow my advice.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/01/editor.htm. It's a new year, and promises to be an exciting one in health care. ... But concepts such as bundled payments, comparative effectiveness and the patient-centered medical home seem certain to remain
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/09/editor.htm. A digest of this month's issue, including the mandate that puts e-prescribing on front burner. ... By Janet Colwell, Editor.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2016/09/letters.htm. Readers address insulin dosing and propose going further on climate change. ... Editor's note: Drs. Karl and Mahoney write on behalf of the Tucson and Contra Costa Chapters of the Citizens' Climate
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/01/letter.htm. A reader responds to a recent column on the term “primary care provider.”. ... Our focus has shifted to typing and clicking instead of the eye contact fundamental for connecting with our patients.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/07/letter.htm. A letter to the editor addresses the primary care shortage in medical education. ... Failing to recognize the above realities is going to leave many smaller training programs in real jeopardy of no
to go to the hospital to care for the patient with sudden critical illness. ... That illness, and the doctor's struggle to help, is not caused by global warming at all.