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Pill Appearance Affects How Patients Take Their Medications
Pill Appearance Affects How Patients Take Their Medications
Patients taking generic heart medications after a heart attack were more likely to discontinue taking their medication following a change in pill color or shape.
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Annual EVP Report
Annual EVP Report
The 2013-2014 ACP Report of the Executive Vice President (EVP) is a review of the past year's accomplishments, programs, initiatives and collaborations.
Medical Liability Crisis Reforms and Proposals
Medical Liability Crisis Reforms and Proposals
A policy paper on the medical liability crisis provides an update of the medical liability landscape, state-based activity on medical liability reform, and summarizes reform proposals and their ability to affect system change.
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Internal medicine resident and writer, Dr. Joshua Liao "chooses not to choose" by making writing part of his routine.
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CLINICAL GUIDELINES
Screening Pelvic Examination in Adult Women: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians (2014)
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Treatment of Anemia in Patients With Heart Disease: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians (2013)
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Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1-3 Chronic Kidney Disease: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians (2013)
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Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American College of Physicians (2013)
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Screening for Prostate Cancer: A Guidance Statement from the American College of Physicians (2013)
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Upper Endoscopy for Gastroesophageal Reflux: Best Practice Advice from the American College of Physicians (2012)
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Evaluation of Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: Executive Summary of a Clinical Practice Guideline for Primary Care From the American College of Physicians/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association/Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2012)
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Management of Patients With Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: Executive Summary of a Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians/American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association/Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2012)
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Screening for Colorectal Cancer: A Guidance Statement From the American College of Physicians
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Oral Pharmacologic Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians
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Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians
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Diagnosis and Management of Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Clinical Practice Guideline Update from the American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, and European Respiratory Society
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Use of Intensive Insulin Therapy for the Management of Glycemic Control in Hospitalized Patients: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians
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High-Value, Cost-Conscious Health Care: Concepts for Clinicians to Evaluate the Benefits, Harms, and Costs of Medical Interventions
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