Featured Articles - November/December 2014
Lupus can involve multiple organ systems and shares the same, sometimes nonspecific presentation as other conditions. But a diligent internist—an “excellent generalist” in the words of one expert—can pick up on the correct diagnosis.
There could be 1 million virtual health consultations done by phone or video by the end of 2014, with growth expected in 2015. Observers are weighing the benefits of access against the potential lack of an ongoing doctor-patient relationship.
Speakers at IDWeek 2014 discussed the latest developments in treating Clostridium difficile, including more patient-friendly forms of fecal transplantation.
ACP Internist Weekly
From the December 16, 2014 edition
- Patients on tramadol may be more likely to be hospitalized for hypoglycemia
- Daily aspirin more effective than alternate-day aspirin as primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, colon cancer in elderly women
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