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Useful physical exam skills for inpatient assessment

This month's expert discusses measuring vital signs, orthostatic hypertension, and the cardiac exam in the context of inpatient care.
1 Jul 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up visit for chronic hypertension

A 44-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for chronic hypertension. Over the past month, her average blood pressure measured with home blood pressure monitoring was 150/90 mm Hg. Following a physical exam and lab tests, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
11 Oct 2022

Earn trust, counter misinformation

Physicians are on the front lines of addressing medical misinformation, increasingly figuring out what to address and how.
1 Jun 2023

New trials provide data to improve medication management in hypertension

A U.K. study compared morning versus evening dosing of antihypertensive drugs, a U.S. study looked at optimal dosing in patients with proteinuria, and a trial in Spain tested self-titration in patients with poorly controlled hypertension.
18 Oct 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Difficult-to-control hypertension

A 62-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit for difficult-to-control hypertension. He also has chronic kidney disease and hyperlipidemia. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate additional treatment?
24 Aug 2021

A can't-miss cause of resistant hypertension

More than 20% of patients with resistant hypertension have primary aldosteronism, an underrecognized cause of hypertension and cardiovascular disease.
1 May 2021

Another pitfall for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

A reader addresses a previous column on a diagnostic pearl.
1 Apr 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation of an incidentally found aneurysm

A 31-year-old man is evaluated for a 5-mm saccular aneurysm in the anterior communicating artery found incidentally on a magnetic resonance angiogram of the head. Following a physical and neurological examination, what is the most appropriate management?
25 Jul 2023

Intensive hypertension treatment associated with lower risk for orthostatic hypotension

Orthostatic hypotension should not be viewed as a reason to avoid or de-escalate hypertension treatments, according to the authors of a new systematic review of hypertension treatment trials.
15 Sep 2020

Take TIAs as seriously as a stroke

Internal medicine physicians play a critical role in educating patients about the seriousness of transient ischemic attacks and preventing their recurrence.
1 May 2023

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