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Published studies may exaggerate the effect of burnout on quality of patient care

While higher burnout is associated with lower-quality health care, the magnitude or clinical significance of the relationship is still not clear due to variability and confounding in the existing research, according to a systematic review.

Three months after PCI, discontinuing aspirin associated with less bleeding than continued dual antiplatelet therapy

High-risk patients who were randomized to switch to ticagrelor plus placebo had similar rates of cardiovascular events as those who continued ticagrelor plus aspirin, an industry-funded trial found.

MKSAP Quiz: Colorectal cancer screening without colon preparation

A 65-year-old man is interested in initial colorectal cancer screening but adamantly refuses to undergo colon preparation and does not want to modify his diet. Medical and family histories and physical exam results are unremarkable, and he takes no medications. What is the most appropriate screening test?

ATS/IDSA release clinical practice guideline on diagnosing, treating CAP

The new American Thoracic Society (ATS) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guideline updates the 2007 community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) guideline, and changes include a different perspective on macrolides.

ACP members get seamless access to the latest release of DynaMed

DynaMed is a benefit of ACP membership that ensures confidence in clinical decision making.

New online collection of point-of-care ultrasound modules available

The new modules are free to ACP members, offer CME, and cover topics including lung ultrasound, deep venous thrombosis, and cardiac imaging.

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.