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ACP Internal Medicine 2011 News for 4-7-11

Welcome to the April 7 issue of Internal Medicine 2011 News, a daily meeting update published by the American College of Physicians.

Click here to view longer summaries of the stories listed below, or click on the links at the end of each story.

Highlights

  • Recognizing, preventing and treating delirium
  • Doctor seizes on topic of epilepsy

Breaking news

  • Follow live updates all week long at Internal Medicine 2011
  • Download the Internal Medicine 2011 app
  • Annals and ACP announce recipients of Junior Investigator Recognition Award

For attendees

  • Session on CAP and HCAP canceled
  • Keynote speaker to address 'medicine as practice'
  • Cardiology update will help physicians communicate risks, benefits and harms
  • Health care technology briefings to be held at ACP's EHR Forum
  • ACP Annual Business Meeting to be held Saturday in Room 17

Highlights

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Recognizing, preventing and treating delirium

If you remember only one thing about treating agitation and delirium in the hospital, it should be to avoid benzodiazepines, said Brian Huang, ACP Member, assistant professor of medicine in the division of hospital medicine at the University of California San Diego, during Wednesday’s hospital medicine precourse. More ...

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Doctor seizes on topic of epilepsy

Martin Samuels, MACP, may have waited until the second day of the precourse on neurology to discuss epilepsy, but not because he considers the condition unimportant. More ...

Breaking news from Internal Medicine 2011

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Follow live updates all week long from Internal Medicine 2011

Stay on top of breaking news from the meeting as it happens on our social media channels. More...

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Download the Internal Medicine 2011 app

Get the most out of the meeting by putting the course schedule, events, and other details on your smartphone. More...

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Annals and ACP announce recipients of Junior Investigator Recognition Award

Annals of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians will award two young physicians with the Junior Investigator Recognition Award today at Internal Medicine 2011. More...

For attendees

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Session 0n CAP and HCAP canceled

Friday’s session “A Map to CAP and HCAP: Approaching Pneumonias” (MTP 086) has been canceled. More ...

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Keynote speaker to address 'medicine as practice'

This year’s keynote speaker will be Richard J. Baron, MACP, who will speak on the practice of medicine at this year’s opening ceremony on Thursday, April 7, 9:30-10:30 a.m., in Hall D. More...

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Cardiology update will help physicians communicate risks, benefits and harms

Today’s Update in Cardiology will review the latest research on topics including statins, stents, defibrillators and genetics, as well as patient communication issues. More...

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Health care technology briefings to be held at ACP's EHR Forum

ACP staff and informatics physician experts will present informal, 15-minute “Technology Briefings” in the EHR Forum (Booth #643). More...

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ACP Annual Business Meeting to be held Saturday in Room 17

All Members, Fellows, Masters, Associates and Affiliates are encouraged to attend ACP's Annual Business Meeting at Internal Medicine 2011. More...


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