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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.
1 May 2021
MKSAP Quiz: evaluation for fever, dysuria, urinary frequency
A 46-year-old man is evaluated for fever, dysuria, and urinary frequency of 1 day's duration. He also notes a sensation of deep pelvic pain near the rectum. He has no urethral discharge or testicular pain. Rectal examination reveals a tender and tense prostate. What is the most appropriate treatment?
18 Jul 2017
MKSAP Quiz: 12-hour history of fever
A 51-year-old man is evaluated in the emergency department for a 12-hour history of fever, chills, headache, and weakness. He works on his farm in Maine and spends a considerable part of most days outside, but he is not aware of any tick or mosquito bites. Following a physical exam and lab studies, a blood smear from this patient is most likely to show which of the following abnormalities?
1 Nov 2020
A list of former ACP leaders who have passed.
1 Jan 2012
New guidelines set out MRSA treatments
New guidelines set out MRSA treatmentsCDC issues guidance on rapid influenza tests
11 Jan 2011
Mindful Medicine: Don't confuse correlation with causation
The case of a young woman mistakenly diagnosed with asthma llustrates the danger of confusing correlation and causation.
1 Jul 2008
Cuba is just across the water, but medically, a different world
ACP Member Paul Drain explored Cuba's medical system and finds primary care broken down much differently than in the U.S., with more access resulting in less of a need for inpatient care. But the politics of re-establishing relations with the country are no less tenuous today than they've previously been.
1 Sep 2010
AMA's immediate past president reflects on medicine's future
Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, FACP, used her year as president of the American Medical Association to bolster the role of primary care physicians across the field of medicine.
1 Oct 2014
Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions
ACP announces its elections slate for governance positions.
1 Nov 2018
Be proactive about managing hepatitis B
Reports and other guidance on both hepatitis B virus prevention and treatment all have reprised a common theme: Clearly vulnerable individuals are too often missed.
1 Apr 2018