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Relationships between primary care physicians, specialists may affect patient satisfaction

Patients gave higher ratings after a referral if the specialist trained with their primary care physician, a quasi-experimental study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2023/01/10/4.htm
10 Jan 2023

Help COPD patients with more probing care

Patients with undiagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can sometimes hide in plain sight.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/help-copd-patients-with-more-probing-care.htm
1 Sep 2022

Inhaled bronchodilators may not improve respiratory symptoms in tobacco-smoking patients with preserved lung function

A randomized controlled trial in patients with at least a 10 pack-year smoking history and respiratory symptoms but normal spirometry results found no difference in symptoms over 12 weeks between those who received indacaterol plus glycopyrrolate twice daily or placebo.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/13/1.htm
13 Sep 2022

Learn to see signs of an often fatal disease

Pulmonary arterial hypertension can be recognized and treated. But it remains a diagnosis that is often missed, and the delay can lead to a rapidly progressing and fatal outcome. Learn the signs beyond a patient who reports “being out of breath.”.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2013/04/pulmonology.htm
1 Apr 2013

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation 10 days after an ED visit

A 40-year-old man is evaluated 10 days after an ED visit for a cough, chest tightness, wheezing, and shortness of breath. He reports a similar episode requiring an ED visit one year ago. Following a physical exam and cardiopulmonary exam, what is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/03/29/3.htm
29 Mar 2022

Internal medicine: Validating our identity and value

ACP is launching a new campaign to educate about the depth and diversity of internal medicine and highlight the value that all internal medicine physicians bring to health care.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/internal-medicine-validating-our-identity-and-value.htm
1 Sep 2022

Decision-making rules for diagnosing PE may save lives

Early detection of pulmonary embolism is critical, which puts the primary care internist on the front lines of preventing a patient's continual deterioration that culminates in death. Patients are as likely to present in the office with symptoms as they are at the emergency department.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2013/03/pulmonology.htm
1 Mar 2013

MKSAP Quiz: 1-week history of chest pressure

A 35-year-old woman is evaluated for a 4-month history of exertional dyspnea and a 1-week history of chest pressure. She has no sputum production, cough, or wheezes. She has never smoked. Following a physical examination, laboratory studies, electrocardiogram, and chest radiograph, what is the most appropriate initial test?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/03/17/3.htm
17 Mar 2020

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of dyspnea on exertion

A 38-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of dyspnea on exertion. He has gastroesophageal reflux disease and Raynaud phenomenon. He does not smoke and has no cough or wheezing. Following a physical exam, pulmonary function testing, and high-resolution CT, what is the most likely diagnosis?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/11/19/3.htm
19 Nov 2019

E-cigarettes are popular, but health effects are questionable

This issue includes stories centered on various aspects of pulmonology, as well as a glimpse at the upcoming Internal Medicine 2014 in Orlando, Fla.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/03/editors.htm
1 Mar 2014

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