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A letter to patients with chronic illness : ACP Internist

Author's Note: The following post, which recently appeared in my blog , has had a larger response from readers than any other I have written...

September 2016 | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

Un-maligning the ER : ACP Internist

As I mentioned in an earlier post , the ER is the portal of entry to our hospitals now, for better and for worse. On the plus side, this me...

Return of the spirochete : ACP Internist

“Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.” —Edmund Burke Syphilis has been around at least since Europeans arrived...

HAI surveillance definitions update: The good, the bad, and the ugly : ACP Internist

Here's an update on National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) health care associated infection (HAI) case definitions. First, the good: As ...

What I learned from asthma : ACP Internist

As a kid I had allergies and asthma. Because of this, for several years, my mother wrote a note excusing me from the 600 meter run in elemen...

Internists interacting with retail clinics | ACP Internist

Primary care physicians are seeing more patients after they've already been to a retail health clinic. Experts say that a more patient-centered model needs to evolve to combat the ease of seeking care outside the doctor's office.

Magic Johnson lives for two decades with HIV : ACP Internist

A recent article in the Washington Post has a video clip from CNN, 20 years ago, when basketball star Magic Johnson announced on TV that ...

Advance care planning should be a standard | ACP Internist

Good advance care planning should happen early in the treatment process to ensure that any treatment reflects the patient's values, goals, hopes, and fears.

Fundamental question : ACP Internist

Every once in awhile amidst the weekly deluge of medical articles comes a show-stopper that has the potential to change the way we practice....

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