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


Editor's Note

2009 \ 2008



Recapping the highlights of Internal Medicine 2009

ACP Internist digests the best of Internal Medicine 2009, including standing-room only sessions and the introduction of interactive coverage, including e-mail digests, blogs and Twitter. More

After beating cancer, survivors needs a medical home

Breast cancer survivors often drift away from their primary care provider—sometimes for years. A shared care model could help these women head off the other diseases that may also affect them, such as hypertension or diabetes. More

Social networking is a hit but will it change practice?

There's been a lot of talk in the media lately about physicians' enthusiasm for social networking. But how will it impact on the way they practice medicine? More

Time is a hurdle on path to right diagnosis

Two frequently missed diagnoses—intimate partner violence and Sjögren's syndrome—are the focus of this month's issue. More

The story continues … online
How do you talk to patients? Do you use e-mail or avoid it like spam? Do you use medical terms or lay language to talk to patients? Find out more about what your peers do on ACP Internist's blog. More

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A digest of this month’s issue, including the risks and drawbacks of stopping clinical trials early for benefit, colon cancer screening and an update on an early adopter of patient communication portals. More



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A digest of this month's issue, including the launching of our new Web site, women and heart disease, and how the "nice" people in North Dakota achieved better health care through cooperation. More

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A digest of this month’s issue, including Alaska’s shrinking primary care pool, the rising epidemic of prediabetes, and other issues of note. More

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A digest of this month’s issue, including the mandate that puts e-prescribing on front burner
September ’08

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Small-practice series highlights day-to-day stuggles
June ’08

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Physicians not content to stick with the status quo
May '08

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Family ties help close the generation gap
April ’08

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Working towards health care reform one step at a time
March ’08

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It’s a numbers game: How should physicians inform patients about risk?
February '08


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