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Panel issues updated guidance on ART for HIV treatment, prevention

The recommendations from the International Antiviral Society-USA cover initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART), switching regimens, ART in older patients with HIV, and HIV and COVID-19, among other topics.

ACP reminds adults to get their influenza vaccination

National Influenza Vaccination Week 2022 is Dec. 5 to 9.

Dapagliflozin reduced risk for hospitalization in CKD patients with or without diabetes

A post hoc analysis of an industry-funded trial found that dapagliflozin reduced overall risk of hospitalization as well as risk of hospitalization ending in death in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for confusion

A 63-year-old man is evaluated in the ED for confusion. He recently visited an urgent care center for symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection and was prescribed codeine-guaifenesin. Following a physical exam and administration of naloxone, what is the most likely cause of this patient's adverse drug reaction?

Complementary, integrative health services increasing in VA system

Use of complementary and integrative therapies, such as chiropractic care, acupuncture, massage therapy, and yoga, increased 70% over a three-year period in the Veterans Affairs (VA) health system after their availability was expanded.

ACP's Coding for Clinicians now includes 2023 guidance

Topics covered include updated inpatient coding, the new unified hospital inpatient/observation E&M code set, and new time-based coding thresholds, among others.

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.