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Making more sense of breast density

Internists are constantly pressed for time during visits, so when discussing breast density, a couple of quick talking points can help alleviate anxiety.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/06/making-more-sense-of-breast-density.htm
1 Jun 2020

Scientific statement reviews cardiovascular risks, prevention, and treatment in patients with HIV

Even when adequately controlled, HIV is associated with increased cardiovascular risk, said a recent scientific statement from the American Heart Association, which offered advice on risk assessment and preventive treatment.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/06/11/2.htm
11 Jun 2019

Success with STIs causes complacency

Progress made in combating HIV has caused people to feel a greater sense of security around sex and less worry about bacterial sexually transmitted infections.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/04/success-with-stis-causes-complacency.htm
1 Apr 2020

Dense breast notification laws not associated with increased understanding among patients

A nationally representative online survey included 1,928 women ages 40 to 59 years who had no personal history of breast cancer and had received at least one screening mammogram.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/01/14/5.htm
14 Jan 2020

New guidance urges caution on testosterone

Internists considering testosterone therapy are ideally positioned to consider a broader differential diagnosis that will actually help the patient.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2020/05/new-guidance-urges-caution-on-testosterone.htm
1 May 2020

DOACs associated with lower risk of fracture than warfarin in atrial fibrillation

Patients taking apixaban, dabigatran, or rivaroxaban had lower rates of hip and vertebral fractures than those taking warfarin, with no difference seen between the direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs).
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/05/19/2.htm
19 May 2020

New tool for Annual Wellness Visits

The Health Risk Assessment is a winning proposition for practices to incorporate into their workflow to offer patients a personalized preventive plan and specific action steps to take.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2012/05/tips.htm
1 May 2012

CDC updates tuberculosis screening, testing recommendations for health care personnel

Among the recommendations are tuberculosis screening with an individual risk assessment and symptom evaluation at baseline (preplacement) and tuberculosis testing with an interferon-gamma release assay or a tuberculin skin test for people without documented prior latent tuberculosis.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/05/21/1.htm
21 May 2019

Helping older patients 'age in place'

Internists can help patients live at home as they age by assessing physical functioning, watching for changes in functioning, and directing them to available resources.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/05/geriatrics.htm
1 May 2017

MKSAP Quiz: Routine visit for HIV

A 44-year-old man is evaluated in the office during a routine visit. Medical history is significant for HIV diagnosed at age 25 years, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. He is a current smoker. Following a physical exam, cardiac exam, and lab tests, what risk factors will result in underestimation of the risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in this patient?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/03/19/3.htm
19 Mar 2019

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