Featured Articles - June 2013
Internal Medicine 2013 Coverage
How to start and stop bisphosphonates
A new online tool and a few simple rules can inform internists how to start bisphosphonates and when to consider taking a drug holiday at the request of another physician, a dentist or even the patient.
Don’t be anxious about psychiatric diagnoses
Tips can help physicians with the screening and treatment of mental disorders seen in primary care, including somatoform, bipolar and anxiety disorders.
‘Party drugs’ require hard work to spot and treat
Taking a history is important for identifying abuse of some drugs that aren’t caught by screening tests but may still have serious consequences for users.
Making sense of movement disorders
From uncontrollable urges to move to a struggle to make even basic gestures, movement disorders cover a wide range of problems.
Contraception review offers solutions to a perennial problem
Half of all pregnancies in the U.S. are unintended, a figure on par with developing countries. Women often think they are not at risk of getting pregnant when they most certainly are.
More compounded products recalled, diabetes drug approved
This regulatory update covers a recall of a compounding pharmacy’s products due to mold and approval of a sodium-glucose co-transporter for diabetes.
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ACP Internist Weekly
From the June 18, 2013 edition
- Some antibiotics taken with statins by older patients may cause more hospitalizations, all-cause mortality
- DMARD triple therapy noninferior to, but less costly than, TNF inhibitor
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