Featured Articles - September 2014
Internists have to sort through the symptoms of gluten sensitivity to confirm a diagnosis. Excluding celiac disease and wheat allergy is essential, as is managing the patient’s expectations and lifestyle.
Internists can guide preoperative anticoagulation, ensure that patients are in optimal condition for procedures, and—perhaps most importantly—judiciously choose which tests to perform and which ones aren’t needed.
Involved in one-third of all deaths from prescription drug overdoses, methadone requires expert management to prescribe safely. Learn that latest guideline recommendations and when it’s best used.
Guidelines for a new HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) regimen offer a new way to combat the disease, but internists will have to gently explore this option with their patients. Learn who’s at risk and how to have sometimes delicate conversations.
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 August 26, 2014 edition
- Large numbers of elderly patients with low life expectancy still receiving unnecessary cancer screens
- USPSTF recommends intensive behavioral counseling for overweight, obese adults with additional CVD risk factors
If you enjoy ACP Internist, sign up for ACP InternistWeekly, an electronic newsletter that covers the latest news in medicine. Click here to subscribe.
Join ACP Internist on Twitter
Get updates automatically and connect with members and other doctors by following ACP Internist's Twitter feed.
Reviews of the World's Top Medical Journals—FREE to ACP Members!
ACP JournalWiseSM is mobile optimized with optional email alerts! Get access to reviews from over 120 of the world’s top medical journals alerting you to the highest quality, most clinically relevant new articles based on your preferred areas of specialty. ACP Members register your FREE account now!
New CME Option: Internal Medicine 2014 Recordings
New CME Package
Includes 75 of the most popular sessions in internal medicine and the subspecialties. Stream the sessions, answer brief quizzes and earn CME credit. See details.