ACP encourages Congress to consider end-of-year issues more fully, such as ensuring that Medicare payment cuts do not threaten primary care during what seems like an annual rite of passage.
Everyone, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, deserves equal access to all of the resources, all of the benefits, and all of the protections available to others.
A recent book addresses perioperative medicine, including how to be a perioperative consultant, prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism, coexisting medical problems, and common postoperative complications.
Raising the issue of mental health is key in the elderly, by asking patients how often they talk to other people, if they're getting help with daily activities, or if they are feeling isolated.
In a new series, Pearls from I.M. Peers, Maria (Gaby) Frank, MD, FACP, explains how noting variations in expected patterns can help internists avoid early anchoring errors when making a diagnosis.
This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
A 72-year-old man is evaluated for an ulcerating, painful lesion on his left calf that began as a patch of red skin 2 to 3 weeks ago. He has dialysis-dependent end-stage kidney disease, atrial fibrillation, and hypertension. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is the most likely diagnosis?