Search results for "Online Resources"
Decision aids integral to shared decision making
When used properly and in the correct situation, decision aids save time and costs by better meeting patient needs and increasing adherence.
1 May 2019
ACP offers new independent practice resources
The newly launched webpage is dedicated to providing independent practice physicians with resources and tools to help with the business side of medicine.
20 Jul 2021
Supporting grieving patients after a loss
There are ways to talk to patients after the death of a loved one, recognize tips for diagnosing and managing prolonged grief disorder, and access grief counselors for referral.
1 Jan 2023
National Influenza Vaccination Week prompts reminder on flu shots
Online resources are available to help physicians and health care professionals ensure that patients receive the correct immunizations in accordance with the CDC's Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule.
8 Dec 2015
Internists becoming the ‘gatekeepers' for genetic testing
Genetic tests have made tremendous advances, and primary care physicians are going to be the ones who determine whether they're used, and how frequently. Here are a few pointers from Internal Medicine 2012 on what criteria to use.
1 Jun 2012
Dumping drugs puts traces of meds in taps
How can you keep the contents of one patient's medicine cabinet from getting into everyone's drinking water? Eventually, physicians could even be asked to pay attention to environmental impact when deciding which drugs to prescribe.
1 Feb 2009
Resources to guide appropriate imaging available online
The American College of Radiology offers several ways to access its criteria for appropriate imaging online.
1 Nov 2011
New ACP resources available for the 2016 election
Resources on health care topics that have the potential to gain attention during the 2016 presidential election offer a breakdown on critical issues, a detailed description of ACP's policy on each issue, and questions to consider while evaluating the candidates' positions.
26 Jul 2016
Complexity of ‘migraineurs' challenges diagnosis, treatment
Migraines are a seemingly simple complaint for patients, but a diagnostic challenge for internists, who have to sort through the symptoms and potential causes. Sometimes, the treatment regimens are just as complex as the condition itself.
1 Sep 2012
The Practical Playbook releases first textbook and announces first national meeting
The textbook offers a roadmap for collaboration between the fields of primary care and public health professionals.
3 Nov 2015