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Helping hands come from the community

Community health workers can help physicians and patients as part of a broader recognition that many factors that don't involve direct treatment can still drive medical outcomes.
1 Nov 2019

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 Apr 2021

A shifting focus on the role of patients' nonmedical needs

Two ACP position papers offer guidance on the role primary care physicians can play in addressing traditionally nonmedical issues, often known as the social determinants of health, and how they encourage the development of patient-centered care.
1 Apr 2019

Getting dialysis for undocumented patients

Undocumented immigrants in the U.S. with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) number in the thousands, and new programs and policies are allowing them to tap into dialysis before their condition warrants emergency treatment.
1 Feb 2021

Guideline-based care underused for PAD, study says

Interventions to optimize secondary prevention, such as physician note “checklists” or other systematic prescription programs, might improve medication use and lifestyle counseling.
2 May 2017

Longer lifespans emerge in Down syndrome

Transitioning a patient with Down syndrome from a pediatric practice to an adult physician can be challenging due to a lack of willing physicians, who may not feel that they know enough to provide care.
1 Feb 2021

Primary care's role in COVID-19 vaccination

Patients report that they trust their primary care practitioner the most, because a physician can address their problems in a real, personal way.
1 Apr 2021

Pandemic pinpoints racial, ethnic disparities

Disparities in outcomes created by COVID-19 have exposed long-standing gaps in health care, and in a larger sense, the fabric of the social safety net.
1 Sep 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Diarrhea for 2 days

A 25-year-old woman emails her internist from Mexico with a report of diarrhea for 2 days. She is traveling and reports three to four loose bowel movements per day. She has been dining in the hotel restaurants but has also consumed foods and bottled soft drinks served with ice from local food vendors. She was given levofloxacin and loperamide to take with her on her trip. In addition to encouraging oral hydration, what is the most appropriate treatment recommendation for this patient?
30 Aug 2016

‘Right-to-try’ laws spark debate

This issue covers the ethics of right-to-try laws in the United States, the potential of ransomware to disrupt a physician's office, and conference coverage from infectious disease and cardiology sessions.
1 Jan 2018

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