https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/09/letters.htm. Reader comments on the role of ancillary services in an internal medicine practice, and on the need for attention to nutrition and lifestyle ... As for the comment by ACP's senior associate Ms.
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
an overlooked disease,” ACP Internist, April 2011] neglected to point out until late in the piece the easiest and least expensive way to diagnose it—examine the patient. ... As a matter of fact, if the patient has good-quality pedal pulses it is
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/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/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/2008/07/editor.htm. This issue highlights events at Internal Medicine 2008, the College's annual meeting. ... By Janet Colwell, Editor.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/01/letters.htm. Readers weigh in on climate change and the best way to prepare med students as future consultants. ... If consultants have not yet discussed their findings with the patient, it's appropriate to do so