Celiac incidence has risen since the 1950s to today, so alert internists listen to the symptoms, get to the basis, and make accurate attributions to make the right diagnosis. A constellation of symptoms can point to a common underlying condition.
Leslie Saltzman, ACP Member, took advantage of some resources on hand and guidance from ACP's Running a Practice section to quickly grow her solo practice into a full-service resource for women's health.
Warnings, recalls and updates from the Food and Drug Administration.
For a year, one patient saw specialist after specialist and received a different diagnosis each time. Like the story of the blind men and the elephant, specialists often see the patient through only one component of training, as anchoring and availability sneak into their thinking.
Genomics expert W. Gregory Feero, MD, PhD, interviews Eric Green, MD, PhD, the new director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, about the changing interface between genomics and medicine.
ACP's president offers his final thoughts on a year of service to the College, the passage of health care reform, and the modern version of the Hippocratic Oath.
Fee-for-service payments need to align incentives with value of services rendered.
Simple steps within the control of a practice's billing staff can reduce denied claims from private insurance companies. Knowing what types of errors are the most frequent can help staff avoid making them in the first place.
A 70-year-old woman with hypothyroidism fell and fractured her hip. During preoperative evaluation for hip fracture repair, she mentions recent mild fatigue, which has not significantly limited performance of her daily activities, and ongoing right upper-quadrant abdominal pain after eating. Following a physical exam and lab results, what management option is most appropriate?.