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Details on second mRNA COVID-19 vaccine boosters

This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/05/details-on-second-mrna-covid-19-vaccine-boosters.htm
1 May 2022

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

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.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/03/latest-updates-on-acps-priorities-initiatives.htm
1 Mar 2021

Palliative care's place outside cancer

Integrated palliative care is important in offering comfort measures to patients with conditions that are expected to shorten their life spans.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/06/palliative-cares-place-outside-cancer.htm
1 Jun 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Exacerbations of heart failure

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?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/03/13/3.htm
13 Mar 2018

New guidance urges caution on testosterone

Internists considering testosterone therapy are ideally positioned to consider a broader differential diagnosis that will actually help the patient.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/05/new-guidance-urges-caution-on-testosterone.htm
1 May 2020

A pre-flight check for patients

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.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/05/a-pre-flight-check-for-patients.htm
1 May 2019

Treating skin ulcers in the office

In addition to five principles of wound care, an expert addresses pearls that can aid with all types of skin healing and antimicrobial efforts.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/06/treating-skin-ulcers-in-the-office.htm
1 Jun 2020

Frail elderly account for majority of potentially preventable Medicare spending

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.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/10/17/4.htm
17 Oct 2017

Managing HIV with testing, prevention

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.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/03/managing-hiv-with-testing-prevention.htm
1 Mar 2020

Intensive blood pressure control in older patients associated with decreased cardiovascular events

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.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/01/31/1.htm
31 Jan 2017

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