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MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension

A 68-year-old man is evaluated during a routine follow-up visit. Medical history is significant for type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and aortofemoral bypass surgery 2 years ago. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate additional treatment?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/11/15/3.htm
15 Nov 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Preparticipation physical examination for sports

An 18-year-old man is evaluated during a preparticipation physical examination for his college soccer team. He is asymptomatic. He describes no limitation in his exercise capacity. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate test to perform?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/20/3.htm
20 Sep 2022

AHA scientific statement offers guidance on LV thrombus

Among other recommendations, clinicians should treat patients with left ventricular (LV) thrombus after myocardial infarction using oral anticoagulants for three months, the American Heart Association (AHA) said.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/20/4.htm
20 Sep 2022

New studies analyze risk factors, treatments for afib

One study found that early rhythm control was better than rate control for low-risk patients, another found that age at menarche and menopause was associated with afib risk, and another indicated that women's lower risk for afib is due to their smaller body size compared with men.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/06/1.htm
6 Sep 2022

Working to bridge medicine's stubborn gender wage gap

Women now outnumber men in U.S. medical schools, but after training, they can expect to earn significantly less.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/working-to-bridge-medicines-stubborn-gender-wage-gap.htm
1 Sep 2022

Internal medicine: Validating our identity and value

ACP is launching a new campaign to educate about the depth and diversity of internal medicine and highlight the value that all internal medicine physicians bring to health care.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/09/internal-medicine-validating-our-identity-and-value.htm
1 Sep 2022

MKSAP Quiz: 6-month history of intermittent claudication

A 68-year-old man is evaluated for a 6-month history of intermittent claudication. His symptoms have been slowly progressive but are not life limiting. Medical history is significant for hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and carotid artery stenosis treated with left carotid endarterectomy. He is a former smoker but quit 10 years ago. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate treatment to reduce this patient's cardiovascular risk?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/08/23/3.htm
23 Aug 2022

Medication adherence affecting cardiovascular outcomes even in clinical trials

Two new analyses of recent cardiology trials highlighted the prevalence and potential adverse effects of nonadherence to medications.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/08/16/2.htm
16 Aug 2022

ED, outpatient visits for worsening heart failure on the rise since 2010

A cohort study that analyzed encounters in one health system for worsening heart failure found that ED and observation stays and outpatient visits account for approximately half of the visits, with hospitalizations comprising the other half.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/07/05/5.htm
5 Jul 2022

New ACP 2022 Internal Medicine Course Recordings available

Learners can stream expert-led sessions covering timely internal medicine topics, with the opportunity to earn CME credit and MOC points at their own pace, on any device.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/06/28/6.htm
28 Jun 2022

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