ACP Internist® Weekly
Welcome to this week's issue of ACP Internist Weekly, an update for internists published every Tuesday by the American College of Physicians.
In the News for the Week of June 30, 2015
Health care reform
Supreme Court upholds federal subsidies for health insurance
ACP acted in support of the subsidies to ensure the health and well-being of all Americans. More...
ACP offers 6 strategies for integrating behavioral health, primary care
The strategies were developed because behavioral and physical health care providers have a long history of operating in different care silos, according to a position paper. More...
MKSAP Quiz: evaluation for a laceration on the leg
An 80-year-old woman is evaluated for a laceration on her leg. On the previous day, she hit the corner of her bed, tearing the skin. She would like recommendations regarding wound care. Medical history is remarkable for polymyalgia rheumatica for which she takes prednisone daily. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment? More...
ICDs may be underused among older patients after heart attack
Implantation may be overlooked during transitions of care, but an ICD was associated with lower 2-year mortality rates. More...
Study shows high-value care knowledge lacking among most internal medicine residents
ACP has a High Value Care Initiative that includes a curriculum for residents to help doctors and patients understand the benefits, harms, and costs of tests and treatment options. More...
Governance Committee seeks Regent and Treasurer candidates for 2016
All candidates for Regent and Treasurer must declare their intent to become a candidate by Aug. 1. More...
Cartoon caption contest
Vote for your favorite entry
ACP Internist Weekly's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner. More...
Physician editor: Daisy Smith, MD, FACP
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An 80-year-old woman is evaluated for a laceration on her leg. On the previous day, she hit the corner of her bed, tearing the skin. She would like recommendations regarding wound care. Medical history is remarkable for polymyalgia rheumatica for which she takes prednisone daily. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment?
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