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?
15 Nov 2022
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?
20 Sep 2022
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.
20 Sep 2022
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.
6 Sep 2022
Women now outnumber men in U.S. medical schools, but after training, they can expect to earn significantly less.
1 Sep 2022
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.
1 Sep 2022
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?
23 Aug 2022
Two new analyses of recent cardiology trials highlighted the prevalence and potential adverse effects of nonadherence to medications.
16 Aug 2022
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.
5 Jul 2022
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.
28 Jun 2022