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From the September ACP Internist, copyright © 2008 by the American College of Physicians
Internists in community and VA hospitals must be able to spot and treat post-traumatic stress disorder.
The International Medical Graduate’s Guide to U.S. Medicine and Residency Training is a practical guide for international medical graduates who want to enter American medical training programs.
Internal Medicine Essentials for Clerkship Students 2007-2008 demonstrates to third-year medical students on internal medicine clerkship rotations how to care for patients, prepare for clinical rounds and study for the end of rotation examination.
Annals of Internal Medicine (Sept. 2)
- Risk for Opportunistic Disease and Death after Reinitiating Continuous Antiretroviral Therapy in Patients with HIV Previously Receiving Episodic Therapy. A Randomized Trial.
- Comparison of Patient- and Clinician-Collected Anal Cytology Samples to Screen for Human Papillomavirus-Associated Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Men Who Have Sex with Men.
In the Clinic
- Deep venous thrombosis
The third MKSAP 14 Self-Assessment Update was released on July 31, providing MKSAP 14 subscribers with two benefits in one download. For the first time, you can earn up to 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits while earning 20 Self-Evaluation of Medical Knowledge points that are needed for Maintenance of Certification.
It includes 50 new multiple-choice questions. For a limited time, you will receive the Updates for free if you use Priority Code MKF058 when ordering MKSAP 14 online at www.acponline.org/products_services/mksap/14/.
PIER has introduced interactive user comment pages for 10 of its disease modules. Users can trade clinical insights and questions with colleagues, discuss important new data in the medical literature, and suggest additions and changes to PIER modules. The new feature is now available for:
Acute coronary syndromes
Community acquired pneumonia
Deep venous thrombosis
Diabetes mellitus, type 2
Lipid disorders (dyslipidemia)
Stroke and transient ischemic attack
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