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Global risk assessment best for predicting heart failure in asymptomatic patients, panel finds

Global risk assessment best for predicting heart failure in asymptomatic patients, panel findsFree, two-minute dementia screen compares well to longer mini-assessments

Free, two-minute dementia screen compares well to longer mini-assessments

MKSAP Quiz: generalized rash, facial edema, fever, and severe fatigue

MKSAP Quiz: generalized rash, facial edema, fever, and severe fatigue

Early hemodialysis initiation may be harmful to patients

Early hemodialysis initiation may be harmful to patients

Intensive statin therapy lowered risk even for low LDL patients

Intensive statin therapy lowered risk even for low LDL patients

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positionsCollege awards and Masters of 2011 announced

Clarification to a previous issue

In last week's ACP InternistWeekly, the first sentence of the item on reimbursement cuts and prostate drugs should have read “Medicare reimbursement cuts were associated with reduced use of androgen-deprivation therapy for prostate cancer, particularly among men for whom the benefits of such therapy were unclear.” The item has been updated.

Put words in our mouth

ACP InternistWeekly wants readers to create captions for this cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program or service.

Physician editor: Daisy Smith, MD, FACP