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Highlights from ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist
ACP Hospitalist June 2018:
- Beating Burnout
Lecturing physicians about not burning out is a delicate task, Jennifer Ramsey, MD, noted at the start of a Hospital Medicine 2018 talk on preventing, recognizing, and recovering from burnout.
- Treating Acute Pain in Opioid-Experienced Patients
Managing acute pain in the hospital is often tricky business, but some patients' pain can be more difficult to treat than others.
- Documenting and Treating Pressure Ulcers
A wound care expert reviewed the stages of pressure ulcers (or injuries).
ACP Internist June 2018:
- DTC Screening Tests a Source of Concern
With the proliferation of the number and scope of direct-to-consumer tests, ACP is concerned about the unnecessary costs and undue anxiety for patients when results lead to follow-up testing to rule out a medical concern.
- Internal Medicine Heads to Outer Space
An ACP Fellow is headed to outer space to spend six months aboard the International Space Station.
- Setting a Course for Food as Medicine
Culinary medicine is a growing, evidence-based movement that brings the “food is medicine” philosophy to medical education and beyond.