COVID-19 research covers taste and smell alterations, incidence in nursing homes and shelters, resource allocation policies
Other topics of note this week include guidance from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) on personal protective equipment, plus information from the FDA and IDSA on serum antibody tests.
An accompanying editorial noted that while some tools are available to identify, diagnose, and treat cognitive dysfunction from Alzheimer's dementia, they are blunt and lack clinical utility.
During a routine health examination, a patient asks about an article that recommended avoiding statin therapy because of the risk for memory loss. The findings were based on cross-sectional data analysis of a well-validated national health survey. What is the most likely threat to the validity of this study?
U.S. guidance currently recommends a lower dabigatran dose in those taking P-glycoprotein inhibitors only if kidney function is impaired.
ACP offers 22 awards and a number of Masterships to recognize outstanding contributions in the practice of medicine, teaching, research, public service, leadership, and medical volunteerism.
These awards provide recognition and visibility to Chapters that have successfully implemented programs to increase membership and member engagement, improve communication and chapter management, enhance diversity, and foster careers in internal medicine.