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Bias, metacognition, and their roles in our critical thinking

Medical heuristics are strategies that lead in quicker fashion to decisions or conclusions, but they can also lead us to using only part of the information that a clinician might need.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/02/bias-metacognition-and-their-roles-in-our-critical-thinking.htm
1 Feb 2020

MKSAP Quiz: 18-month history of knee pain

A 55-year-old woman is evaluated for an 18-month history of increasingly severe knee pain with the inability to arise when seated on the floor. She does not have pain at rest or nocturnal pain. Following a physical exam and radiography, what is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/06/11/3.htm
11 Jun 2019

Increased suicide risk, but not overall mortality, with fibromyalgia

Plasma renin activity helps predict response to antihypertensive medications
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/08/24/4.htm
24 Aug 2010

New RA criteria focus on early indicators to prevent later damage

MKSAP Quiz: kidney stone prevention
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2010/08/17/2.htm
17 Aug 2010

Rheumatologists consider cancer, cardiovascular disease

Conference coverage addressing highlights: TNF-antagonists don't increase cancer risk, Patients with RA have about the same risk of developing cardiovascular disease as type 2 diabetics, and an association between arthritis and periodontal disease.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/02/rheumatology.htm
1 Feb 2009

No associated increase in short-term malignancy risk with biologic therapy for rheumatoid arthritis

Biologic therapy does not appear to increase risk for malignancy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2012/09/11/5.htm
11 Sep 2012

TNF agents for rheumatic diseases associated with increased skin cancer risk

Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors used to treat rheumatoid arthritis are associated with an increased risk of skin cancer but not lymphoma, according to a meta-analysis.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2011/09/13/2.htm
13 Sep 2011

Psoriasis symptoms can be tough to address

A recent survey showed that many psoriasis patients are not satisfied with their care, reporting inadequate relief from such symptoms as itching and scaling. Learn more about clues to diagnosis and suggestions on treating and managing symptoms of both mild and more severe disease.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/02/psoriasis.htm
1 Feb 2014

MKSAP Quiz: 1-month history of malaise, myalgia, weight loss

A 65-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-month history of progressive malaise, myalgia, a 3.6-kg (8.0-lb) weight loss, and numbness and weakness of the right foot; left testicular pain for 1 week; and a painful rash on his legs for 2 days. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and other tests, what is the most likely diagnosis?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/03/12/3.htm
12 Mar 2019

MKSAP Quiz: 5-year history of recurrent gout

A 53-year-old man is evaluated for a 5-year history of recurrent gout attacks involving the base of the great toes, mid feet, and ankles. Episodes are becoming more frequent and severe. History is also significant for hypertension and stage 3 chronic kidney disease. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/12/11/3.htm
11 Dec 2018

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