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New COVID-19-related guidance on CPR, chest imaging, hydroxychloroquine

Medical societies addressed appropriate resuscitation and chest imaging practices for patients with COVID-19, issued guidelines on treatment and management, and warned about arrhythmia risks with hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin.

Telemedicine tips for internists

Ana María López, MD, MPH, MACP, offers advice on telemedicine and COVID-19 and will host a webinar on this topic on Tuesday, April 14, at 3 p.m. EDT.

MKSAP Quiz: Unable to achieve pregnancy

A 37-year-old woman is unable to achieve pregnancy despite 7 months of unprotected intercourse. Her menstrual cycles are normal, occurring every 28 days with associated breast tenderness and bloating. There have been no prior pregnancies or attempts to achieve pregnancy by either the patient or her male partner. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate management?

Guideline for Ménière's disease offers 16 key action statements for diagnosis, treatment

An updated guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery cautions that due to the variety of clinical presentations in patients with definite and probable Ménière's disease, a full and accurate diagnosis may take months to attain.

Most specialty e-consults appropriate, reduced in-person visits in one health system

A study found that about 70% of electronic consultations to five high-volume specialties were appropriate, ranging from 61% for rheumatology to 78% for psychiatry.

Online versions of Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 lectures coming in May

Up to 30 CME credits will be available from ACP CME 30, an online package of scientific and practice-related lectures.

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.