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National Healthcare Decisions Day to be held April 16

ACP joins more than 700 national, state and community organizations in support of National Healthcare Decisions Day, which will be held April 16.
13 Apr 2010

The next issue of ACP Internist is online

Annals editor leads council of science editorsACP awards and Masterships nominations due July 1Recruit-a-Colleague has a winner
8 Jun 2010

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.
1 Mar 2008

Specialty organizations highlight lists of common tests and interventions that should be questioned

Several medical organizations released lists of tests or procedures that might be overused in clinical practice, as part of the Choosing Wisely initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation.
26 Feb 2013

A 2-pronged approach to advance care planning

With prior planning, physicians can ensure that their patients' wishes are followed at the end of life.
1 Sep 2015

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.
26 Jan 2010

MKSAP Quiz: Increasing fatigue for 8 months

A 62-year-old man undergoes a routine examination. He notes increasing fatigue of 8 months' duration but states he can perform his usual daily activities. He has no fever, night sweats, anorexia, or weight loss. The medical history is noncontributory, and he takes no medications. On physical examination, vital signs are normal. The spleen is palpable three finger breadths below the left midcostal margin. There is no lymphadenopathy or hepatomegaly. Following lab studies and a peripheral blood smear, what is the most appropriate management of the patient now?.
1 May 2014

ACCP issues consensus statement on managing dyspnea in advanced heart or lung disease

MKSAP Quiz: severe head and neck pain
16 Mar 2010

Quality and cost of care at the end of life

Success in end-of-life care begins with how effectively physicians communicate with patients and their loved ones.
1 Mar 2015

Readmission causes, timing and reductions analyzed

Readmissions of recently hospitalized patients were the focus of several studies published last week in the Jan. 23/30 Journal of the American Medical Association.
29 Jan 2013

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