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Consider race-based risks, but treat patients individually

Data on the prevalence of certain diseases and health risks among different populations should surely play a role in crafting public health screenings and education programs targeted to specific groups. Once in the doctor's office, though, a patient's treatment is an individual matter.
1 Jul 2008

Explore free CME/MOC offerings from ACP

COVID-19 resources are among those eligible for CME credit and MOC points.
16 Jun 2020

New report proposes solutions to drug shortages

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Jan 2020

COVID-19 research looks at aspirin, disparities, long-term outcomes

Recent aspirin use may be associated with improved COVID-19 outcomes, and hospitals had widely differing mortality rates in April 2020. Half of discharged patients reported ongoing symptoms at four months, and most ICU patients showed evidence of impairments at one month, new studies found.
23 Mar 2021

Mistrust, costs, side effects keep patients from taking pills

Medication non-adherence is a big problem—much bigger than most physicians realize. The first step in getting patients to adhere is understanding the reasons why they don't.
1 Feb 2009

Improving access tops list of small-office tips

Every internal medicine practice has its own unique set of problems and strengths.
1 Jun 2008

Majority of TTEs appropriate but may not change management, study finds

Most transthoracic echocardiograms (TTEs), even those done for appropriate clinical indications, have little effect on patient management, according to a new study.
30 Jul 2013

Concussions cause cognitive concerns

Traumatic brain injury accounts for three million ED visits a year and at least another three to six million visits for outpatient medical care several days after the injury, without an ED visit.
1 Feb 2019

HIV prophylaxis means discussing sex, drugs with patients

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.
1 Sep 2014

New ACPNet project on low back pain

ACP has introduced a new program in its ACPNet series, one of ACP's most long-lasting and popular online practice and quality improvement programs.
2 Feb 2010

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