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Research, news about COVID-19 vaccines, resources from ACP on flu vaccination

Results of vaccine trials were positive, but concerns arose about safety.

Intensive hypertension treatment associated with lower risk for orthostatic hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension should not be viewed as a reason to avoid or de-escalate hypertension treatments, according to the authors of a new systematic review of hypertension treatment trials.

MKSAP Quiz: Midsystolic ejection click and systolic murmur

A 54-year-old man is evaluated during a routine examination. He is asymptomatic, and he exercises regularly without any limitations. Cardiac examination reveals a midsystolic ejection click and a grade 2/6 crescendo-decrescendo systolic murmur at the second right intercostal space. Following a transthoracic echocardiogram, what is the most appropriate management?

IDSA releases guidance on antibiotic selection for gram-negative antimicrobial-resistant bacterial infections

New treatment guidance from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) focused on extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa with difficult-to-treat resistance.

ACP supports National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, September 17

This year's theme is One of Us to remind us that suicide can affect us, our friends, and colleagues.

ACP calls for increased competition in prescription drug market

The new policy paper is the third installment of a series. Previous papers have offered recommendations related to public health programs and pharmacy benefit managers.

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.