An approach to decision making in older adults with multiple chronic conditions begins with identifying the patient's health priorities before deciding which treatments to continue, stop, or start to align care with these individual goals.
President Joe Biden's $2-trillion infrastructure proposal includes not only funding for roads, airports, and bridges, but also funding to expand access to long-term care services and eliminate all lead pipes and service lines.
Plenary speakers Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Kimberly Manning, MD, FACP, and Rana Awdish, MD, FACP, reflected on the COVID-19 pandemic and systemic racism in the United States and offered ways to move forward.
Anxiety disorders have a prevalence of almost 20% in primary care and can result in increased divorce rates, underemployment, undereducation, and increased reliance on public assistance.
Internists can help patients cope with common ENT conditions like hoarseness, tinnitus, and hearing loss.
A 42-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-year history of palpitations and fatigue. She reports no chest pain, dizziness, near-syncope, or syncope. Ambulatory 24-hour electrocardiographic monitoring shows frequent monomorphic premature ventricular contractions (22% of all beats) and frequent ventricular bigeminy. What is the most appropriate management?
This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.