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MKSAP Quiz: 1-year history of progressive fatigue, dyspnea, edema

A 62-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-year history of progressive fatigue, dyspnea on exertion, and lower-extremity edema. He has been hospitalized twice in the past year for heart failure. Following a physical exam and electrocardiogram, what is the most likely diagnosis?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/23/3.htm
23 Mar 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Elevated blood pressure during pregnancy

A 28-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for elevated blood pressure measurements during pregnancy. She is at 12 weeks' gestation of her first pregnancy. She feels well, and the pregnancy has been otherwise uncomplicated. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely cause of this patient's elevated blood pressure?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/05/19/3.htm
19 May 2020

MKSAP Quiz: 1-year history of weight gain, fatigue, easy bruising

A 48-year-old woman who works the night shift presents with a one-year history of gaining 25 pounds, as well as fatigue, easy bruising, and difficulty remembering things. Medical history is significant for hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and menopausal hot flushes. After medication review and physical exam, what is the most appropriate next step in evaluation?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/12/15/3.htm
15 Dec 2020

SPRINT issues final report finding fewer cardiovascular events with intensive blood pressure control

Patients treated to a systolic blood pressure target less than 120 mm Hg instead of less than 140 mm Hg had lower rates of cardiovascular events but more incidence of some adverse events, according to new follow-up data.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/05/25/5.htm
25 May 2021

MKSAP Quiz: 4-week history of dyspnea on exertion

A 54-year-old woman is evaluated for a 4-week history of dyspnea on exertion, malaise, fatigue, and anorexia. History is significant for hypertension, gout, and osteoarthritis. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and chest radiograph, what is the most likely diagnosis?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/10/27/3.htm
27 Oct 2020

Meta-analysis finds no association between beta-blocker therapy, depression

Beta-blockers did not appear to affect depression or other psychiatric adverse events, with the possible exception of sleep-related disorders, a recent study found.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/23/5.htm
23 Mar 2021

MKSAP Quiz: COPD evaluated during a routine visit

A 66-year-old man with a history of COPD is evaluated during a routine visit. He is able to walk one flight of stairs and one block before he develops dyspnea. He was last treated for two acute exacerbations of COPD within the last year, one of which required hospitalization. Following a physical exam and other tests, what patient characteristics place him at highest risk for a recurrent acute exacerbation?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/03/09/3.htm
9 Mar 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Prevent cognitive impairment

A 60-year-old woman comes to the office to discuss the best strategy to prevent cognitive impairment. After a physical exam and cognitive screening testing, what is the most effective preventive measure?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/11/16/3.htm
16 Nov 2021

Treatment of mild hypertension is not associated with improved outcomes

Treating patients with mild hypertension for primary prevention does not significantly reduce their morbidity or mortality, according to a new Cochrane review.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2012/08/21/1.htm
21 Aug 2012

Inappropriate medications prescribed in some Medicare patients with CKD, study finds

Over a third of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) enrolled in a Medicare plan's Medication Therapy Management program in 2018 received a prescription for at least one potentially inappropriate medication.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/02/02/5.htm
2 Feb 2021

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