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Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians placed in nomination candidates for officers and Regents.
1 Nov 2014

MKSAP Quiz: 2-month history of increased dyspnea

A 48-year-old woman is evaluated for a 2-month history of increased dyspnea, wheezing, and nonproductive cough. She also reports intermittent pain and swelling in the wrists and knees for the past 6 months. She was diagnosed with scleritis of the left eye 1 month ago that improved with glucocorticoid drops. She also had two episodes of right pinna pain, redness, and swelling. After physical examination, what is the most likely diagnosis?
1 Jan 2020

Bringing medicine back to the bedside

The physical exam itself is widely considered to be underutilized, but many of the country's medical educators and master clinicians are determined to bring it back to prominence.
1 Feb 2018

MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of rash

A 46-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-month history of a rash during the summertime. She is otherwise well and takes no medications. Following a physical exam, exam of the rash, and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?.
1 Mar 2016

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for systemic lupus erythematosus

A 30-year-old woman is seen in follow-up. She was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus 12 years ago. She was treated for lupus nephritis, which is now quiescent. What health risk assessment should be performed now?
5 Apr 2022

MKSAP Quiz: evaluation of painful nodules and rash

A 21-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-week history of painful nodules and a rash in the lower extremities, along with pain and swelling of the wrists, knees, and ankles. She reports a low-grade fever and a 2.7-kg (6.0-lb) weight loss since the onset of symptoms. She has taken naproxen with some relief. History is significant for gastroesophageal reflux disease and acne. Medications are over-the-counter famotidine as needed and minocycline. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
3 Nov 2015

Hand, knee and hip osteoarthritis recommendations updated

Revised recommendations aimed at improving the treatment of patients with osteoarthritis of the hand, hip and knee were published by the American College of Rheumatology on March 27.
3 Apr 2012

New research evaluates RA patients' cardiovascular risks Rheumatologists also mull advances, complications of drug therapy

Much of the research presented at the 71st annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology focused on cardiovascular and other non-rheumatological consequences of the disease.
1 Jan 2008

Defining our identity does not include the ‘P word’

The term “health care provider” implies that health care can be conceptualized as just another commodity, when it is really about helping people who are suffering, managing complex problems, and counseling them how to live.
1 Sep 2019

Methotrexate may decrease rates of large-joint replacement in RA patients taking TNF inhibitors

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors may have lower rates of large-joint replacement when also taking methotrexate, a new study indicates.
14 Apr 2015

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