American College of Physicians: Internal Medicine — Doctors for Adults ®


What's new in PIER

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

PIER—ACP's Physicians' Information and Education Resource, a point-of-care, Web-based decision-support tool-now contains 350 modules that provide guidance and information on more than 260 diseases and conditions. PIER modules also contain information on ethical and legal issues; complementary and alternative medicine; and screening, prevention and procedures. PIER modules are online.

Recently added topics include:

  • Avoiding misrepresentation in advocating for insured patients
  • Bullous pemphigoid
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • Chronic kidney disease in pregnancy
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Evaluation of postoperative fever
  • Hemophilia
  • High-altitude illness
  • HIV in pregnancy
  • Methanol toxicity
  • Otitis externa
  • Preoperative evaluation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Screening for HIV
  • Screening for prostate cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Urinalysis
  • Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in the surgical patient
  • Vulvodynia


This is a printer-friendly version of this page

Print this page  |  Close the preview




Internist Archives Quick Links

Prescribe Opioids Safely

Prescribe Opioids Safely

Access this FREE online educational program to help you safely prescribe opioids and manage patients with chronic pain. Online CME is available. Find out more.

Inspire the Next Generation of Medicine

Inspire the Next Generation of Medicine

Contribute to the ACP Education Fund and support our profession and the young minds starting their careers.

Share your love of medicine by making a charitable donation today! All donations are tax-deductible.