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Extended-release morphine didn't improve breathlessness in COPD

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) randomized to two different doses of morphine or placebo for three weeks reported similar effects on breathlessness, an Australian trial found. Their step count also didn't change.

New ACP living practice points, mortality data on COVID-19

The College offered recommendations on outpatient COVID-19 treatments. Three studies looked at shifts in mortality from COVID-19 at different times and places. An international study compared infections in health care workers with medical masks versus N95s.

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up after severe acute pancreatitis and abdominal pain

This week's quiz asks readers to choose the most appropriate management of a 55-year-old man who was hospitalized two months ago for severe acute pancreatitis and had hypodense pancreatic lesions two weeks ago on contrast-enhanced pancreas-protocol CT.

New ACP case study deals with patient prejudice

“Patient Prejudice? The Patient Said What?... and What Comes Next” is intended to help internal medicine physicians respond when patients display inappropriate behavior.

Meet end-of-year CME/MOC requirements with ACP's The Works package

ACP's new recordings package, The Works, offers a library of over 230 hours of high-yield, on-demand educational content.

Update your ACP member profile

Members who regularly update their profile provide ACP with insight into their interests that helps the College personalize communications and resources.

Put words in our mouth

ACP Internist Weekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.