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New guidelines on COVID-19 antibody testing, flu vaccination and trial data on remdesivir

Infectious diseases experts offered guidance on the use of antibody tests in practice, a remdesivir trial showed disappointing results, the CDC recommended flu vaccination for people six months and up, and a study reported post-ICU outcomes of patients with COVID-19.

Call for submissions: ACP Hospitalist wants your pandemic stories

Submit your short article about a strategy, patient or colleague interaction, or other aspect of hospital practice during the pandemic by Aug. 31, and it may be published in the November ACP Hospitalist.

Atypical femur fracture risk increases with longer bisphosphonate use, drops after discontinuation

Researchers studied women ages 50 years or older who took bisphosphonates and were enrolled in the Kaiser Permanente Southern California health care system.

MKSAP Quiz: Peripheral 9-mm solid pulmonary nodule

A 72-year-old woman is evaluated during a routine visit. She has a 30-pack-year smoking history and quit 5 years ago. A screening low-dose chest CT scan shows a peripheral 9-mm solid pulmonary nodule in the left upper lobe and emphysema. What is the most appropriate management?

Honey superior to usual care for upper respiratory tract infections, review finds

A meta-analysis and review found that honey relieved symptoms such as cough better than usual care, but it had not been proven superior to placebo in a randomized, controlled trial.

ACP and DynaMed® free ACP member access extended to 2023

DynaMed is a benefit of ACP membership and a leading evidence-based decision-support tool for use at the point of care.

Vote for your favorite entry

ACP Internist Weekly's cartoon caption contest continues. Readers can vote for their favorite caption to determine the winner.