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Letters to the Editor

Reader comments on the role of ancillary services in an internal medicine practice, and on the need for attention to nutrition and lifestyle in caring for rheumatoid arthritis. ... As for the comment by ACP's senior associate Ms. Williams that these are
September 2010

Letters to the Editor

I could not find any symptoms or signs relating to the head or the nervous system. ... I suffered three more days of agony on ineffective proton pump inhibitors until readmission to the hospital and a hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid scan revealed a
September 2011

Letters to the Editor

Second, I would venture to say that much of the research on hypertension was conducted using readings taken by physicians and nurses wearing white coats. ... To what extent is“ white coat hypertension” baked into the studies upon which we depend?
January 2013

Letter to the Editor

to point out until late in the piece the easiest and least expensive way to diagnose it—examine the patient. ... As a matter of fact, if the patient has good-quality pedal pulses it is unlikely that those above will be impaired; they need to be
May 2011

Combining education and advocacy at Internal Medicine 2008

By Janet Colwell, Editor. ... College members pushed for approval of $500 million to fund a Medicare pilot of the patient-centered medical home but it was a tough sell.
July 2008

Beyond the annual physical

But concepts such as bundled payments, comparative effectiveness and the patient-centered medical home seem certain to remain center stage. ... In an era when primary care physicians have less and less time to spend with their patients, the annual
January 2010

Readers weigh in on bedside skills, health care costs

I would like to applaud Jack Ende, MD, MACP, for recent comments about his“ back to the bedside” initiative in the President's Message in the June 2017 ACP Internist. ... More troubling is the thought that the uninsured, without an insurer to“
September 2017

New insulin questioned; carbon emission price proposed

Editor's note: Dr. Lien disclosed that she is a consultant for insulin manufacturers Sanofi-Aventis, Merck, Eli Lilly, and Novo Nordisk. ... Editor's note: Drs. Karl and Mahoney write on behalf of the Tucson and Contra Costa Chapters of the Citizens'
September 2016

Recording patient visits questioned

Given our propensity to share personal information, I shudder to think of where the details of the clinical encounter might end up. ... While this notion may have obvious appeal to the generation raised on social media, it speaks volumes to the rest of us
June 2018

Specialization in medical education

A letter to the editor addresses the primary care shortage in medical education. ... Failing to recognize the above realities is going to leave many smaller training programs in real jeopardy of no longer existing.
July 2017

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