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American College of Physicians and Osmosis collaborate to improve
medical student knowledge and self-assessment
Philadelphia, August 7, 2014 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) today announced a collaboration with Osmosis to make educational content from its Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) for Students program available on the Osmosis Med platform.
American College of Physicians releases new recommendations for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea in adults
ACP's new evidence-based guideline recommends sleep study for individuals with unexplained daytime sleepiness
PHILADELPHIA, August 5, 2014 -- Doctors should assess the risk factors for and the symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in patients with unexplained daytime sleepiness, according to a new evidence-based clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal.
Smart Testing tackles chief culprits of wasted care: unnecessary imaging procedures and diagnostic tests
Peer-reviewed series of patient vignettes focuses on clinical value of selected tests in specific scenarios in an evidence-based and common-sense way Philadelphia, August 4, 2014 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) and Cleveland Clinical Journal of Medicine (CCJM) have collaborated to create a new series, Smart Testing, to help physicians provide High Value Care by presenting clinical scenarios in which diagnostic tests are commonly ordered in the absence of supporting data. The articles use evidence-based recommendations to clarify when testing is appropriate.
Video news story about ACP's evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea featuring ACP President Dr. David Fleming.
ACP in the News
|8/5/2014||Portable Monitors OK for Spotting Sleep Apnea: New Guidelines - Healthday|
|8/5/2014||OSA Exam Best for 'Unexplained Daytime Sleepiness' - Medpage Today|
|7/1/2014||Guideline: Most Healthy Women Can Skip Pelvic Exam - Associated Press|
|7/1/2014||Doctors' group says annual pelvic exams unnecessary for healthy women - CBS News|
|6/30/2014||Skip the Pelvic Exam, Says the American College of Physicians - Time|
|6/27/2014||Politicians’ Prescriptions for Marijuana Defy Doctors and Data - The New York Times|
|6/23/2014||Their advice has a side effect – laughter - Philly.com|
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