ACP members will have access to the Patient Channel library of over 107 disease and medication management, wellness, and patient safety videos that can be viewed by patients during an office visit or at home.
8 Mar 2016
An integrated model of curative and palliative care may lead some physicians to reconsider their role in care at the end of life.
1 Jul 2018
A 72-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-year history of bilateral lower extremity edema and abdominal distention. Eight years ago he had esophageal carcinoma treated with radiotherapy. Medical history is otherwise significant for hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and hypercholesterolemia. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and chest radiographs, what is the most likely diagnosis?
1 Feb 2020
There are 24 total measures, including 6 performance measures (3 inpatient and 3 outpatient) and 18 quality measures (10 inpatient and 8 outpatient), all designed to assess care quality for inpatients and outpatients with atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter.
28 Jun 2016
This issue also covers Alzheimer's disease, conference coverage from the Heart Failure Society of America, and whether heart failure is different in African-American patients
1 Nov 2019
Cardiologists may be prescribing aspirin instead of oral anticoagulants because they think that aspirin is as efficacious as oral anticoagulants, or because they want to avoid the inconvenience of oral anticoagulation.
21 Jun 2016
Heart failure, headphones, statins and self-care were just some of the research topics presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions conference.
1 Feb 2009
Beta-blockers not associated with lower risk of death after acute MI in patients without heart failure, study finds
The insignificant effect of beta-blockers on survival was also apparent at one month and six months after discharge, as well as in separate analyses of patients with STEMI and NSTEMI.
6 Jun 2017
Physicians should ask patients and relatives about previous falls, review use of medications and alcohol, and conduct a basic physical assessment, among other recommendations, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).
31 May 2022
An approach to decision making in older adults with multiple chronic conditions begins with identifying the patient's health priorities before deciding which treatments to continue, stop, or start to align care with these individual goals.
1 Jun 2021