Personal experiences play out amid public health policy debates.
1 Jun 2023
When delivering bad news to patients, physicians should avoid wordiness and instead follow some other tactics.
1 Jun 2023
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) randomized to two different doses of morphine or placebo for three weeks reported similar effects on breathlessness, an Australian trial found. Their step count also didn't change.
29 Nov 2022
The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination candidates for College governance.
1 Nov 2022
Faith and spirituality can serve as a way to deal with stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic, the consequences of a diagnosis, or the difficulties of being a physician.
1 Oct 2022
The candidate who is elected will begin his or her term as Chair-elect at the conclusion of Internal Medicine Meeting 2023 and will take office as Chair in April 2024.
1 Sep 2022
A randomized controlled trial found that a multicomponent exercise intervention in physically frail patients with sarcopenia improved mobility, while a meta-analysis found power training improved strength more than traditional strength training in healthy older adults.
17 May 2022
While more physicians are reporting having conversations about advance care planning with their patients, it's still far from common.
1 May 2022
Older adults with reduced lower-limb physical functioning treated with a 12-month, group-based physical activity and behavior maintenance program had greater improvements in function than those who received educational sessions on healthy aging, an English trial found.
29 Mar 2022
Effective communication by primary care clinicians can improve adherence to necessary interventions after stroke, boost patient motivation, and reduce barriers to care, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association advised.
27 Jul 2021