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Physicians practice putting mind over matter

Meditation techniques help physicians maintain an open outlook.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/01/mind.htm
1 Jan 2008

College's new end-of-life guidelines fill gaps in patient care

The College's new guidelines recommend that clinicians regularly assess end-of-life patients for symptoms of pain, dyspnea and depression, and use proven therapies to treat these conditions.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/03/fourteen.htm
1 Mar 2008

Internists taking primary care to the streets

Practicing medicine changes when homeless patients don't have a phone, food or access to first aid. Free health care programs have been converting buses and vans into clinics on wheels as they discover that mobile care is an effective way to reach homeless patients.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/03/two.htm
1 Mar 2008

Cultural differences complicate a terminal cancer diagnosis

The College's new guidelines recommend that clinicians regularly assess end-of-life patients for symptoms of pain, dyspnea and depression, and use proven therapies to treat these conditions.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/03/four.htm
1 Mar 2008

‘Preventive ethics' come into play when a DNR is confusing

A case study examines how a hospitalist handled confusing and conflicting demands placed by a do-not-resuscitate order.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/04/three.htm
1 Apr 2008

How to survive private practice and have a life

It's not too late to start reporting quality data to Medicare and receive a bonus payment. Learn how to submit claims on 15 consecutive eligible Medicare patients to receive a bonus of 1.5% of allowed Medicare charges from July 1 to Dec. 31.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/07/practice.htm
1 Jul 2008

Most doctors delay end-of-life talks with terminal patients who feel well

High-dose seasonal flu vaccine approved
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/01/12/6.htm
12 Jan 2010

ACP issues position paper on patient-physician-caregiver relationships

More than 30 million people in the U.S. act as caregivers for individuals with acute and chronic illness.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/01/26/11.htm
26 Jan 2010

Army physicians on the front line of infectious disease research

Walter Reed's infectious disease unit travels the globe to identify and combat the world's deadliest infectious diseases. Driven to find vaccines that protect troops stationed overseas, the work quickly benefits civilian populations, too.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/02/army.htm
1 Feb 2010

Med schools promoting care for underserved

To encourage primary care careers, medical schools are offering students shortened specialty rotations in favor of fast-track graduation, half-tuition forgiveness and having students follow patients wherever they go in the health system. Different teaching models emphasize continuity of care over snapshots of diagnoses, and place students in the clinics where they can fulfill the nation's need for rural care.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/02/education.htm
1 Feb 2010

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