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The next issue is online and coming to your mailbox

The June issue of ACP Internist is online, featuring stories about evaluating knee injuries, palliative care and incorporating well visits for Medicare patients.
7 Jun 2011

Oncologist optimistic about latest cancer treatments

Genomic targeted therapies and immune therapies are 2 areas that internists should know about, so they can refer their patients for such treatments, an expert says.
1 Jul 2015

ACP releases High Value Care advice for communicating about end-of-life care goals

Physician-patient communication about goals of care is a low-risk, high-value intervention for patients with a life-threatening illness, ACP recently advised in a paper published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
11 Nov 2014

Online reviews in a five-star culture

This issue also covers physicians with disability, conference coverage from the American Heart Association meeting, and rural health care.
1 Feb 2020

CDC issues recommendations for prescribing opioids for chronic pain

Among 12 recommendations was the consideration that clinicians should consider opioids only if expected benefits for both pain and function outweigh risks to the patient.
22 Mar 2016

Hospital medicine meeting offers advice for all internists

In addition to complete coverage of the American College of Physicians' Internal Medicine meeting, readers can find coverage from the Society of Hospital Medicine's annual meeting, including a digest of palliative care, consulting as a career and infectious disease control.
1 Jun 2010

MKSAP Quiz: dyspnea in a patient with end-stage COPD

A 72-year-old man is evaluated for dyspnea at rest. He has end-stage COPD and is on a home hospice program. He has weight loss, reduced functional capacity, and muscle atrophy. His medications are ipratropium, salmeterol, fluticasone, albuterol as needed, and prednisone. He is uncomfortable, with chronic air hunger that has gradually increased over the past 2 weeks. Otherwise, his symptoms have been stable without change in cough, sputum production, or fever.
3 Feb 2015

Aspirin's use, effectiveness debated

This issue covers topics including aspirin's role in cardiovascular health, conference coverage for palliative care, and the growth of free clinics in medical education.
1 May 2015

Physicians as caregivers balance professional, personal roles

Physicians face choices as they find themselves caring for a family member or friend: coordinator, interpreter, and advocate.
1 Nov 2020

ASCO statement: Advanced cancer care should be tailored to patient preferences

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8 Feb 2011

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