A 43-year-old man is evaluated in the hospital for severe abdominal pain of 2 days' duration. He is otherwise healthy except for the recent finding of pancytopenia. Family history is noncontributory. His only medication is a daily multivitamin.
25 Feb 2014
A 35-year-old woman undergoes evaluation after home pregnancy testing indicated that she is pregnant. Her medical history includes a previous idiopathic pulmonary embolism. Her only medication is a daily prenatal vitamin. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate venous thromboembolism prophylaxis for this patient?
12 Nov 2013
Updated guidelines issued on management of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage
3 Aug 2010
Put words in our mouth
13 Apr 2010
A 28-year-old woman is evaluated in the emergency department for a 1-week history of progressive headache associated with nausea and vomiting. Medical history is significant for HIV infection. She is nonadherent to her antiretroviral therapy regimen and takes no other medications. Following a physical exam, lab tests, and a CT scan of the head, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
1 Jan 2018
A 62-year-old man undergoes a routine examination. He notes increasing fatigue of 8 months' duration but states he can perform his usual daily activities. He has no fever, night sweats, anorexia, or weight loss. The medical history is noncontributory, and he takes no medications. On physical examination, vital signs are normal. The spleen is palpable three finger breadths below the left midcostal margin. There is no lymphadenopathy or hepatomegaly. Following lab studies and a peripheral blood smear, what is the most appropriate management of the patient now?.
1 May 2014
This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 37-year-old woman prior to a hysterectomy for worsening menstrual bleeding.
17 Jul 2012
Human papillomavirus immunization rates continue, for several reasons, to lag behind those of other vaccines. Experts are formulating new approaches for physicians and patients to ensure that HPV protection is as robust as possible.
1 Feb 2016
This week's quiz asks readers about management of a 45-year-old man previously treated for a mediastinal germ cell tumor.
6 Mar 2012
ACP notes the passing of Robert H. Moser, MD, MACP, a former executive vice president of the College.
1 Sep 2013