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ACP and The Wellness Network partner to deliver new patient education

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.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2016/03/08/4.htm
8 Mar 2016

Points to consider in palliative care

An integrated model of curative and palliative care may lead some physicians to reconsider their role in care at the end of life.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2018/07/points-to-consider-in-palliative-care.htm
1 Jul 2018

MKSAP Quiz: 1-year history of edema, abdominal distention

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?
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/02/mksap-quiz-1-year-history-of-edema-abdominal-distention.htm
1 Feb 2020

ACC, AHA release updated performance, quality measures for afib

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.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2016/06/28/2.htm
28 Jun 2016

Look to the community to bolster patient care

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
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/11/look-to-the-community-to-bolster-patient-care.htm
1 Nov 2019

Atrial fibrillation patients often prescribed aspirin instead of anticoagulants, study finds

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.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2016/06/21/4.htm
21 Jun 2016

Heart failure, statins take center stage at AHA conference

Heart failure, headphones, statins and self-care were just some of the research topics presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions conference.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/02/aha-wrap.htm
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.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/06/06/5.htm
6 Jun 2017

AHA scientific statement looks at preventing, managing falls

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).
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/05/31/5.htm
31 May 2022

Pinpoint patients' top priorities

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.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/06/pinpoint-patients-top-priorities.htm
1 Jun 2021

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