An individual patient-level meta-analysis found that risk for breast cancer increased steadily with duration of use for all types of menopausal hormone therapy except vaginal estrogen and that risk was higher with estrogen-progestogen than estrogen-only formulations.
Patients in a Chinese study received six automated text messages per week with educational and motivational information on glucose monitoring, blood pressure control, medication adherence, physical activity, and lifestyle.
A 52-year-old woman is evaluated for a 6-week history of chest pressure that occurs during exercise and is relieved with rest. She also had chest pressure during a stressful work meeting last week. Medical history includes hypertension and hyperlipidemia, and medications are hydrochlorothiazide, lisinopril, and atorvastatin. After normal results on physical examination and electrocardiography, what diagnostic test should be performed next?
ACP looks forward to supporting the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in developing options that emphasize learning, offer flexibility and choice, and meet the needs of internal medicine specialists and subspecialists as well as the patients they serve.
The Council of Residency Directors in Emergency Medicine is leading a collaborative effort with ACP and other medical organizations to encourage grassroots activities that increase awareness of the issue of physician suicide.
A contract expert will discuss best practices for women in medicine negotiating salary, hours, and overall compensation packages during a one-hour webinar open to all ACP members.