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MKSAP Quiz: 1-week history of burning pain, rash

A 62-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-week history of burning pain and a rash over the chest and low back. Medical history is notable for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and a single lung transplantation 3 years ago. Following a physical exam, hospital admission, and pending test results, what is the most appropriate additional management?
10 Jan 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Hospitalization for dyspnea, night sweats, productive cough

A 72-year-old man is hospitalized for dyspnea, night sweats, and productive cough; symptoms began 8 months ago. He also reports a 9.1-kg (20 lb) weight loss over the past 12 months. Medical history is notable for COPD. Following a physical exam, lab tests, and a chest radiograph, what is the most likely causative organism?
1 Jan 2023

ACP calls for improvements in health care for incarcerated patients

Adequately funded policies and procedures are needed to reduce health care disparities in access to, and quality of, health care for the U.S. jail and prison population, ACP said.
22 Nov 2022

Monkeypox: 5 key points

An expert panel convened by ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine provided five key takeaways about diagnosing and managing monkeypox.
1 Nov 2022

MKSAP Quiz: 2-day history of pruritic rash

An 18-year-old man is evaluated for a 2-day history of pruritic rash. He sits nightly in his hot tub. He has not had a rash like this before. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate management for this patient?
4 Oct 2022


James R. Bonner, MD, FACP, died on Aug. 13 at the age of 78.
1 Sep 2022

Army physicians on the front line of infectious disease research

Walter Reed's infectious disease unit travels the globe to identify and combat the world's deadliest infectious diseases. Driven to find vaccines that protect troops stationed overseas, the work quickly benefits civilian populations, too.
1 Feb 2010

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for positive HIV test

A 35-year-old man undergoes follow-up evaluation for a positive HIV screening test obtained 3 days ago. He is ready to start treatment. HIV testing 1 year ago was negative. He takes no medications. The physical examination is normal. Following immunoassays, what is the most appropriate treatment?
12 Jul 2022

Nominees named for College Officer and Regent positions

The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination candidates for College governance.
1 Nov 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Hospitalization for shortness of breath

A 43-year-old man is hospitalized for shortness of breath, tingling in the extremities, and weakness. Three weeks ago, he had watery diarrhea that lasted 5 days. He reports no travel and no sexual contact in the past year. Following a physical and neurological exam, what is the most likely cause of this patient's neurologic syndrome?
7 Jun 2022

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