This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 May 2022
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Mar 2021
Integrated palliative care is important in offering comfort measures to patients with conditions that are expected to shorten their life spans.
1 Jun 2019
A 68-year-old man is evaluated at a follow-up appointment. He has a 7-year history of heart failure secondary to ischemic cardiomyopathy. Over the past 6 months, he has had three hospitalizations for exacerbations of his heart failure. He currently has exertional dyspnea while getting dressed, and his maximal activity level is limited to riding to the store with his wife but staying in the car. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate management?
13 Mar 2018
Internists considering testosterone therapy are ideally positioned to consider a broader differential diagnosis that will actually help the patient.
1 May 2020
People with cardiopulmonary or hematologic disorders can be affected by the hypobaric environment aboard an aircraft, so they should undergo preflight evaluation before lift-off.
1 May 2019
In addition to five principles of wound care, an expert addresses pearls that can aid with all types of skin healing and antimicrobial efforts.
1 Jun 2020
Among the many steps needed to provide high-value care for every high-need, high-cost older adult are a faster shift toward value-based health care; new data collection, analysis, and treatment planning; and new models for payment and patient assignment, an editorial stated.
17 Oct 2017
Antiretroviral therapy has made an impact in treating HIV, but preexposure prophylaxis has created a huge opportunity in preventing infection, with internists poised to play a role.
1 Mar 2020
Intensive blood pressure control led to a decreased rate of major adverse cardiovascular events, including cardiovascular death and heart failure, in older adults with hypertension, the study concluded.
31 Jan 2017