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Exercise interventions associated with improved mobility, physical function in older adults

A randomized controlled trial found that a multicomponent exercise intervention in physically frail patients with sarcopenia improved mobility, while a meta-analysis found power training improved strength more than traditional strength training in healthy older adults.

IDSA offers guidance on managing drug interactions with nirmatrelvir/ritonavir

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) listed six steps to help clinicians prescribe the COVID-19 medication while minimizing interaction risks. Other recent research looked at neuropsychiatric conditions after COVID-19 and hospital profits during the pandemic.

Register now for ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine's COVID-19 Forum IX: Management of Patients with Persistent Symptoms after COVID-19

During the May 24 virtual live event, a panel of experts will discuss challenges related to the care of patients who have lasting symptoms following acute SARS-CoV-2 infection.

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for low back pain

A 47-year-old man is evaluated for low back pain. The pain began 5 days ago while he was playing basketball. It is localized to the lumbar back and does not radiate. The patient is unable to sit or stand for long periods, but the pain improves when lying down. After a physical exam, what is the most appropriate next step in management?

Hospital medicine a top career choice among new general internal medicine physicians

The percentage of internists seeing patients both in and out of the hospital declined by more than half between 1990 and 2017, according to an analysis of American Board of Internal Medicine certifications and Medicare claims.

Apply for ACP's physician leadership certificate program

Participants who complete 49.5 hours of online coursework, group discussions, and a capstone project in either hospital medicine or primary care will receive a Certificate in Physician Leadership.

Put words in our mouth

ACP Internist Weekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.