The classic presentation for COVID-19 vaccine-associated myocarditis is chest pain one to seven days after vaccination, with a median time of three days after vaccination, particularly after the second dose.
1 Feb 2023
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
Study authors caution physicians to closely monitor new users of long-acting beta2-agonists (LABAs) or long-acting antimuscarinic antagonists (LAMAs) for cardiovascular symptoms.
9 Jan 2018
Factors predicting higher drug interaction risk included having one or more comorbid condition versus zero comorbidities, having four or more comorbid conditions versus zero comorbidities, being eligible for the Medicare Part D Low-Income Subsidy, and not living in the northeastern U.S.
13 Feb 2018
Integrated palliative care is important in offering comfort measures to patients with conditions that are expected to shorten their life spans.
1 Jun 2019
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
Raising the issue of mental health is key in the elderly, by asking patients how often they talk to other people, if they're getting help with daily activities, or if they are feeling isolated.
1 Feb 2022
Internists considering testosterone therapy are ideally positioned to consider a broader differential diagnosis that will actually help the patient.
1 May 2020
Type 2 diabetes was associated with greater risk for all-cause mortality in patients with ischemic and nonischemic heart failure, previous revascularization was associated with better survival, and most patients with type 2 diabetes and nonischemic heart failure had at least 1 treatable comorbid condition associated with heart failure risk.
20 Sep 2016
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