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HCV treatment by NPs, PCPs appears safe, effective as that provided by subspecialists

Reversing restrictions that limit prescribing of direct-acting antivirals might allow rapid escalation of safe, effective therapy for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and could improve the care of patients, study authors noted.
8 Aug 2017

Joint guidelines issued for drug-susceptible pulmonary tuberculosis

A 4-drug regimen of isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol, followed by a continuation phase of 4 months of isoniazid and rifampin, remains the preferred initial treatment.
16 Aug 2016

Antibiotic stewardship improved prescribing for suspected UTI in frail older adults

Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing for suspected urinary tract infections (UTIs) was reduced in practices and facilities assigned to use a decision tool instead of usual care, particularly for patients with dementia, a randomized trial in Europe found.
28 Feb 2023

CDC and FDA weigh in on safety of bivalent vaccine; research examines COVID-19 sequelae, omicron variants

The CDC and FDA said an observed association of ischemic stroke with the Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent booster is very unlikely to represent a true clinical risk. New studies reported on symptoms a year after mild COVID-19 and estimated protection against the omicron variants.
24 Jan 2023

ACP, Annals of Internal Medicine host ‘Monkeypox: Challenging Clinical Questions’

The virtual forum featured a panel of physicians providing answers to commonly asked questions about the human monkeypox virus and is available for replay online.
18 Oct 2022

Register now for ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine's latest forum, ‘Monkeypox: Challenging Clinical Questions'

During the Oct. 11 virtual live event, experts will discuss and provide answers to questions about the human monkeypox virus that physicians are facing today.
4 Oct 2022

IDSA offers guidance on managing drug interactions with nirmatrelvir/ritonavir

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) listed six steps to help clinicians prescribe the COVID-19 medication while minimizing interaction risks. Other recent research looked at neuropsychiatric conditions after COVID-19 and hospital profits during the pandemic.
17 May 2022

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

Trio of plenary speakers offers hope, humanity, healing

Plenary speakers Anthony S. Fauci, MD, Kimberly Manning, MD, FACP, and Rana Awdish, MD, FACP, reflected on the COVID-19 pandemic and systemic racism in the United States and offered ways to move forward.
1 Jun 2021

IDSA issues updated guidelines on infectious diarrhea

Among the recommendations, physicians should obtain a detailed clinical exposure history from all people with diarrhea, including when there is a similar history in other patients, and patients who have fever or bloody diarrhea should be evaluated for enteropathogens that may respond to antimicrobial agents.
24 Oct 2017

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