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Inappropriate outpatient antibiotics linked to adverse drug events, excess health care costs

Prescriptions of antibiotics to U.S. adults with viral respiratory infections were associated with diarrhea, vulvovaginal candidiasis/vaginitis, and allergies, while use of an inappropriate antibiotic for bacterial infections was associated with nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/11/15/4.htm
15 Nov 2022

CDC updates guideline on prescribing opioids for pain management

The guideline covers recommendations for primary care and other clinicians managing pain in outpatient settings and after patients are discharged from hospitals, EDs, or other facilities.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/11/08/1.htm
8 Nov 2022

No easy ‘off switch’ for low back pain

There's no easy way to cure low back pain, but recommending a mix of therapies along with a dose of reassurance can often provide patients a measure of relief.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/11/no-easy-off-switch-for-low-back-pain.htm
1 Nov 2022

Patients with provoked VTE often on anticoagulation longer than recommended

Three variables were associated with receiving anticoagulation for longer than three months after a provoked venous thromboembolism (VTE): direct oral anticoagulant use, history of VTE, and history of myocardial infarction.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/11/01/4.htm
1 Nov 2022

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination candidates for College governance.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/11/nominees-named-for-college-officer-and-regent-positions.htm
1 Nov 2022

Mixing and matching can work for back pain

This issue details management of back pain, a forum on monkeypox, and pearls about diagnosing delirium.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/11/mixing-and-matching-can-work-for-back-pain.htm
1 Nov 2022

Guideline suggests prescription medications when lifestyle change ineffective for weight loss

For adults with obesity or overweight with weight-related complications, the American Gastroenterological Association found moderate certainty of benefit for four medications: semaglutide, liraglutide, phentermine-topiramate ER, or naltrexone-bupropion.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/10/25/1.htm
25 Oct 2022

Strengthening exercises associated with lower all-cause mortality in older adults

The risk of all-cause mortality was lower in adults ages 65 years and older who engaged in two to six strengthening episodes per week, according to a new analysis that adjusted for frequency of moderate or vigorous aerobic exercise.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/10/25/2.htm
25 Oct 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Left-sided facial weakness

A 36-year-old woman is evaluated for left-sided facial weakness. Over the last 10 days she has developed progressive weakness on the left side of her face, which is apparent with eye closure, smiling, and chewing. She has also reduced tearing and diplopia. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/10/18/3.htm
18 Oct 2022

New trials provide data to improve medication management in hypertension

A U.K. study compared morning versus evening dosing of antihypertensive drugs, a U.S. study looked at optimal dosing in patients with proteinuria, and a trial in Spain tested self-titration in patients with poorly controlled hypertension.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/10/18/6.htm
18 Oct 2022

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