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What's new in PIER

From the April ACP Observer, copyright 2004 by the American College of Physicians.

The Physicians' Information and Education Resource (PIER)—ACP's point-of-care, Web-based decision-support tool—now contains more than 295 modules. The modules provide guidance and information on more than 235 diseases and conditions, as well as on ethical and legal issues, complementary and alternative medicine, screening and prevention, and procedures. PIER modules are online.

The following PIER modules have recently been added:

  • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
  • Adult lead toxicity
  • Botulinum toxin poisoning
  • Orthotopic liver transplantation
  • Primary open angle glaucoma
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Segmental pressures and pulse volume recordings of the limbs
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Vitiligo


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