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Guidelines recommend tailored primary care follow-up after colorectal cancer treatment

Patients should receive a history and physical every 3 to 6 months in the first 2 years, and every 6 months in years 3 through 5, among other recommendations.
15 Sep 2015

Advance care planning: Administration and reimbursement

Advance care planning conversations should happen before critical illness or hospitalization occurs, and Medicare can reimburse physician time spent on them.
1 Sep 2022

Higher risk for DVT, PE, bleeding seen after COVID-19; long-term risk for VTE recurrence may be low

A Swedish study found that patients who had COVID-19 were at higher risk for a first deep venous thrombosis (DVT) for up to three months, pulmonary embolism (PE) for up to six months, and bleeding for up to two months, while a single-center study from France found that risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) recurrence up to a year after COVID-19 was low.
12 Apr 2022

Guideline updates recommendations to manage adult rhinosinusitis

A new guideline updated recommendations to improve diagnosis, testing, and treatment of adult acute rhinosinusitis.
7 Apr 2015

ACP issues pressure ulcer prevention, treatment guidelines

Guidelines on risk assessment, prevention, and treatment of pressure ulcers were issued by ACP this week.
3 Mar 2015

ACS/ASCO issue guideline on caring for breast cancer survivors; study looks at association between screen-detected DCIS, invasive breast cancer

The 5 areas covered by the guideline are surveillance for breast cancer recurrence, screening for second primary cancer, assessment and management of physical and psychosocial long-term and late effects of breast cancer and treatment, health promotion, and care coordination and practice implications.
15 Dec 2015

New guideline published on management of unprovoked first seizure

Physicians treating adults with an unprovoked first seizure should inform them that their seizure recurrence risk is greatest, between 21% and 45%, within the first 2 years, according to a joint guideline by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society.
12 May 2015

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation 10 days after an ED visit

A 40-year-old man is evaluated 10 days after an ED visit for a cough, chest tightness, wheezing, and shortness of breath. He reports a similar episode requiring an ED visit one year ago. Following a physical exam and cardiopulmonary exam, what is the most appropriate management?
29 Mar 2022

Clinical practice guideline for acute gout recommends corticosteroids, NSAIDs, low-dose colchicine

For diagnosis, a separate guideline recommended that physicians use synovial fluid analysis when clinical judgment indicates that diagnostic testing is necessary in patients with possible gout.
1 Nov 2016

Letters to the Editor

A reader responds to ACP Internist coverage about USPSTF recommendations on annual screening for lung cancer with CT.
1 May 2022

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