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Manage symptoms of menopause

As a clinical diagnosis with several effective treatments, genitourinary syndrome of menopause falls within the internal medicine physician's broad domain.
1 Jul 2023

ACP supports new facility guidelines on primary care and gynecology procedures

The guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the National Partnership for Women & Families aim to improve health care without putting burdens on patients or clinicians.
5 Feb 2019

Report on nurses' scope of practice requires clarification

An Institute of Medicine report comes at a transformational time for health care in America. How this report changes scope of practice issues and nurses' interactions with physicians will affect the team-based approach sought from new health care models.
1 Feb 2011

ACP issues policy recommendations on retail health clinics

Retail health clinics should serve as an episodic alternative to care from an established primary care practice for relatively healthy patients without complex medical histories, among other recommendations.
20 Oct 2015

The more you know … the more you know

Physicians should be in charge of health care teams because of the breadth and quality of their medical education.
1 Jan 2023

Physicians, advanced practice clinicians may order similar amounts of low-value care for certain conditions, study finds

Advanced practice clinicians were not significantly more likely than physicians to order antibiotics, CT/MRI, or radiography, or to refer patients to other physicians for upper respiratory infections, back pain, or headache.
21 Jun 2016

Chapter advocacy key to advancing ACP's priorities

ACP's legislative staff are following four key court cases on affirmative action, gun violence, climate change, and women's reproductive health care rights.
1 Jun 2022

How to start an NP/PA program

Clarifying the goals behind hiring nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) will help hospital program leaders choose the most suitable model for integrated care.
1 May 2019

Nurses tapped for more training, bigger role in health care

Nurses tapped for more training, bigger role in health careUpdated consensus statement issued for hypertension management in blacks
12 Oct 2010

Internists interacting with retail clinics

Primary care physicians are seeing more patients after they've already been to a retail health clinic. Experts say that a more patient-centered model needs to evolve to combat the ease of seeking care outside the doctor's office.
1 Feb 2016

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