Clinicians were inconsistent in the information they shared with patients, while patients were not always receptive to deliberating together.
Off-label hydroxychloroquine no more effective than placebo when added to usual care for osteoarthritis hand pain
Findings do not support the current practice of off-label use of hydroxychloroquine in patients with hand osteoarthritis, but that should not deter research and drug development communities from researching more potent agents or compounds that more specifically target the inflammatory pathways, editorialists said.
A 58-year-old man is evaluated in follow-up for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), which was diagnosed 2 years ago. He has cough and shortness of breath and now requires supplemental oxygen at rest. Previous evaluations have not identified any cause for his symptoms other than progressive IPF. Following a physical exam, pulmonary exam, and 6-minute walk test, what is the most appropriate management?
Physicians attending Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 have the opportunity to submit job postings, receive job seeker's profiles, and meet with candidates.
ACP members are encouraged to send questions in advance for ACP's Internal Medicine Meeting 2018 keynote speaker, Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, FACP, who will respond to the questions on stage during a question-and-answer segment of the Opening Ceremony.