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All adults ages 18 to 79 years should now be screened at least once, but people who use injection drugs and pregnant women may require screening more often.
10 Mar 2020
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Jul 2023
The highest proportion of hepatitis C virus (HCV) cure or clearance among all age groups and payers was 49% among commercially insured patients ages 60 years and older, a study found.
11 Jul 2023
This update covers a class I recall of blood glucose test strips which might cause clinicians to overlook hypoglycemia.
1 Apr 2016
Major changes to guidance on hepatitis C virus (HCV) include an emphasis on universal screening, new recommendations for managing incomplete treatment adherence, and expansion of treatment eligibility, among others.
6 Jun 2023
At ACP's Global Forum in San Diego, attendees discussed how pharmaceutical pricing constitutes an overall health threat to patients.
1 Nov 2023
A 45-year-old man is evaluated during a routine visit in September. He has advanced chronic kidney disease due to IgA nephropathy. After his vaccination history is evaluated, what is the most appropriate additional vaccine to administer at this visit?
18 Jul 2023
The new guide includes a summary of the latest testing recommendations; diagnostic, billing, and laboratory codes for testing; resources for referrals to HCV-experienced clinicians; and information on patient interactions, education, conversations, and case examples.
16 May 2017
The approval of multiple drugs in 2013 and 2014 that are able to cure hepatitis C without the use of interferon has dramatically changed the screening, treatment, and epidemiologic paradigms of the virus. Soon, internists will be involved in this rapidly changing area of health care.
1 Jan 2015
A 63-year-old man is evaluated for an 8-week history of a spreading rash on the feet and legs, fatigue, and arthralgia. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely diagnosis?
1 May 2023