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
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
This week's quiz asks readers to evaluate a 25-year-old woman with a 6-month history of diffuse muscle and joint pain, fatigue, and difficulty sleeping.
10 Jan 2012
A 67-year-old man is evaluated for a 3-year history of low back pain, which is of moderate intensity and worsens during activities, and a 10-year history of neck pain accompanied by 20 minutes of morning stiffness. Following a physical and neurological exam, and a radiograph of the spine, what is the most likely diagnosis?.
1 Jan 2013
What's new in ACP Hospitalist and other College publications, including a review of the impact of ICU glucose control for critically ill patients and the highly anticipated launch of MKSAP 15.
1 Jul 2009
Free educational resources are available through the American College of Rheumatology's Lupus Initiative to reduce health disparities for patients disproportionately affected by lupus based on race, ethnicity and gender.
18 Sep 2012
The American College of Rheumatology released new guidelines last week on the screening, treatment and management of lupus nephritis, the first to specifically cover this topic.
15 May 2012
The fragmented health delivery system in which physicians maneuver can interfere with patients' perception of how much a clinician cares.
1 Jun 2019
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
Inadequate pain relief is common among patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), with more than half of patients having persistent pain, a study found.
10 Feb 2015