Featured Articles - March 2015
Given the prevalence of poor sleep habits, determining sleep apnea can be difficult during a time-pressed visit. Asking the rights questions is key.
The price of some generic drug classes has skyrocketed in the past year, making this once simple option more difficult to offer to patients.
Physicians are working with patients on behavioral changes that might stave off the worst consequences of high blood pressure that occur later in life.
Patient autonomy is the key to an app that puts patients in control of meeting their goals to reduce high blood pressure.
More doctors in a practice can lead to higher hospital readmission rates, a study found. Small practices can take big steps in keeping their patients healthy after discharge.
With hand hygiene compliance rates so low in health care facilities, some are advocating for physicians to avoid shaking hands and considering other ways of greeting patients. Not everyone agrees.
ACP Internist Weekly
From the March 24, 2015 edition
- Antibiotics offer similar results for uncomplicated skin infections
- Task Force concludes evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against thyroid dysfunction screening
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