Featured Articles - March 2014
E-cigarettes can open doors into the subject of quitting tobacco use. Although the devices lack any hard data to support their use, they can offer doctors a chance to explore with patients other options for smoking cessation.
Lung Cancer Screening
New screening recommendations for low-dose CT for smokers will prove to be trickier to follow than most preventive care guidelines, experts say. Learn what issues to consider, where to refer patients, and how to deal with the results.
Because not all presentations of lung diseases include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)’s more commonly recognized symptoms, such as heartburn and regurgitation, it is easy to miss GERD as a contributing factor. Internists should be on the lookout for “red flags” such as dysphagia or weight loss.
ACP Internist’s puzzle feature challenges readers to find clues placed horizontally in rows to reveal an answer written vertically.
ACP Internist Weekly
From the March 11, 2014 edition
- New guidelines on valvular heart disease released
- Warfarin associated with better 1-year outcomes for patients with CKD who experience acute MI with afib
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