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New ACIP adult immunization schedule changes flu, hepatitis A and B vaccination advice

Among other updates from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, any licensed influenza vaccine that is appropriate for the age and health status of the patient may be used.

NOACs recommended instead of warfarin for some afib patients, guideline states

An updated guideline on atrial fibrillation responds to new evidence, as well as the advent of new drugs and devices to treat the condition.

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up evaluation after ED visit

A 38-year-old woman undergoes follow-up evaluation in the office. She was evaluated in the emergency department 3 nights ago with fever and flank pain following 2 days of dysuria. Following treatment and discharge, what is the most appropriate management?

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.

ACP's Job Placement Center provides career opportunities at Internal Medicine Meeting 2019

Physicians looking for a job may submit a job seeker's profile and/or upload their CV to reach participating employers, whether or not they are attending the meeting.

A mission in medicine

Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP, continues his monthly column on KevinMD with reflections on why he entered medicine.

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.