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Mammography may not benefit healthy women older than age 75

Researchers used Medicare data to examine eight-year follow-up of two screening strategies: continuing annual mammography after a certain age or ceasing to screen.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/02/25/1.htm
25 Feb 2020

Osteoporosis screening, treatment uncommon after stroke

Among 16,581 patients, 5.1% underwent poststroke bone mineral density testing and 15.5% received fracture prevention treatment within one year.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/04/30/4.htm
30 Apr 2019

Bringing comfort to patients through palliative care

A primary care internist with a background in hospital medicine, hospice care and psychiatry explains how he grew an inpatient consult service to include outpatient services, home services and research programs.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2010/05/profile.htm
1 May 2010

Conference offers advice on palliative care

Sessions at the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's annual meeting addressed the need for treating hip fractures, the pros and cons of withholding treatment, and preserving opportunities for organ donation.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2015/05/palliative.htm
1 May 2015

Guideline recommends pharmacologic treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high fracture risk

Bisphosphonates are recommended for initial treatment, although ibandronate is not recommended for reducing nonvertebral or hip fracture risk, the clinical practice guideline from the Endocrine Society stated.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/04/02/4.htm
2 Apr 2019

More medications in advanced life-limiting illness can lower quality of life, increase symptom burden

Polypharmacy may be particularly burdensome near the end of life as patients accumulate medications to treat and prevent multiple diseases.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/02/12/2.htm
12 Feb 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Routine follow-up for very severe COPD

A 75-year-old man is seen for routine follow-up for very severe COPD. He has constant dyspnea and air hunger and spends most of the day in a chair. He has had no change in baseline cough and sputum production. He has had multiple COPD exacerbations that required ICU admission and intubation. He has not benefited from pulmonary rehabilitation in the past. What is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2017/11/07/3.htm
7 Nov 2017

12 tips for new academic hospitalists

Internists seeking a career in hospital medicine should be engaged, make connections, and try new things in order to be successful.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/07/12-tips-for-new-academic-hospitalists.htm
1 Jul 2021

Menopausal hormone therapy linked to breast cancer risk

An individual patient-level meta-analysis found that risk for breast cancer increased steadily with duration of use for all types of menopausal hormone therapy except vaginal estrogen and that risk was higher with estrogen-progestogen than estrogen-only formulations.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/09/10/1.htm
10 Sep 2019

Internal medicine looks ahead

This issue addresses ACP's virtual meeting for student members, advances in heart failure comanagement, and conference coverage.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/07/internal-medicine-looks-ahead.htm
1 Jul 2021

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