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Interval cancer after screening colonoscopy more common in black patients than in white patients

Adjusting for the physicians' detection rate did not alter the differences in risk associated with race/ethnicity, the study noted.

Federation of State Medical Boards updates guidelines for chronic use of opioids

The guidelines address ongoing monitoring, treatment agreements, and state prescription drug monitoring programs, among other areas.

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for mosquito bites

A 21-year-old woman is evaluated for mosquito bites on her arms and legs that she received 1 week ago that she has been scratching regularly. One of the bites on her left thigh is now painful with a small amount of drainage. She otherwise feels well, has no significant medical history, and takes no medications. A weeping red papule with overlying honey-colored crust is present on the anterior left thigh. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment?

Intra-articular steroid injections not warranted for knee osteoarthritis, study suggests

Cartilage volume loss was significantly greater in the triamcinolone group than in the placebo group, and there was no significant difference in pain between groups.

Quality improvement webinar series continues in June

The presentation will include the plan, do, study, act cycle; process mapping; and lean processes.

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ACP Internist Weekly's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner.

Physician editor: Philip Masters, MD, FACP