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Celebrate National Internal Medicine Day on October 28

Share your internal medicine pride by posting about National Internal Medicine Day on social media and joining a Twitter chat at 8 p.m. ET on Oct. 28.

Mixed findings on remdesivir for COVID-19, news on SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

Among other news this week, the NIH and the WHO released results from remdesivir trials, more negative findings were published for hydroxychloroquine, and ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine held a vaccine forum featuring Anthony S. Fauci, MD, MACP, and other experts.

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for urinary incontinence

A 67-year-old man is evaluated in follow-up for urinary incontinence. Six months ago, he began tamsulosin for occasional nocturia, frequency, and urgency related to benign prostatic hyperplasia. Tamsulosin decreased the frequency of nocturia, but he continued to have daytime urinary urgency with a few occasions of urine leakage. Following a physical exam and bladder ultrasonography, what is the most appropriate treatment?

Therapist-led rehab had similar outcomes to home regimen after knee replacement

High-risk patients had similar knee function and pain at one year whether they received weekly sessions with a physiotherapist or were assigned to a home exercise program, according to a U.K. trial.

Guidelines offer 28 recommendations for initial management, secondary prevention of DVT and PE

Among other recommendations, the new guidelines from the American Society of Hematology suggest offering home treatment to low-risk patients with deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE).

ACP announces 2020-2021 recipients of Masterships and national awards

The list of winners is available on ACP Online.

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.