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Letters to the Editor

the high prevalence of this debilitating disorder, and the challenges faced in coming to a proper diagnosis. ... There is no autoimmune component to fibromyalgia, and treatment paradigms include the use of anticonvulsants and antidepressants to modulate
May 2009

Politics, religion and sex--avoiding 'third rail' topics in the exam room

asking about sexual activity as part of a history unless it is essential to the diagnosis. ... I was glancing through the letters-to-the-editor page of our local small town gazette when I came across a letter submitted by one of my patients who I have
October 2020

Letters to the Editor

Ralston and Mr. Doherty, has great potential to viably provide the types of care described in these articles. ... I encourage you to consider including this reality in future articles in ACP Internist.
February 2011

Letters to the Editor

She writes that it took more than three weeks to get used to the system, an indicator that something was dreadfully wrong with training and post go-live support. ... Physicians must be involved in the design phase early on to avoid the issues she mentions
January 2012

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to the ACP InternistWeekly item about lower pay driving physicians to cut their hours, and to the cover story that questioned the value of the annual physical exam. ... I am sure that this is a net savings for the system, which is then
April 2010

Letters to the Editor

Kudos for cosmetics and for ACP's Women in Medicine project. I have read the recent commentaries in response to the article on cosmetic procedures [“Adding cosmetic procedures lifts internists' sagging ... I believe ACP is sensitive to the fact that we
April 2008

Letters to the Editor

Precise language is apparently required to get authorization, to the point that without a template, internists need to resubmit their notes or insert an addendum, requiring additional paperwork. ... But patients feel they are entitled to the shoes
September 2014

Letters to the Editor

Although ABIM recently announced changes to the MOC process in response to criticism, I do not believe they go far enough. ... ACP frequently refers to the concept of professionalism. However, an important component of professionalism, autonomy, is
March 2015

Letters to the Editor

Dr. Baum also commented that using scribes in his practice reduces the time spent with a patient to less than five minutes. ... Mary Noble, FACP. Spokane, Wash. Editor's note: As our disclaimer indicates, articles in ACP Internist do not reflect the
April 2011

Letters to the Editor

the patient is drinking alcohol as part of a normal healthy lifestyle, if counseling is needed to moderate the drinking behavior, or if abstention is the best advice. ... In my role as a medical advisor to the Distilled Spirits Council, I have worked
April 2013

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