Highlights from ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist

ACP Internist February 2016

  • Changes, challenges in treating heart failure
    Readmissions among heart failure patients can be prevented with diligent, evidence-based primary care. But with their time at a premium, physicians can be increasingly concerned about meeting the needs of this population.

  • HPV vaccine efficacy increases, but use lags
    Human papillomavirus immunization rates continue, for several reasons, to lag behind those of other vaccines. Experts are formulating new approaches for physicians and patients to ensure that HPV protection is as robust as possible.

  • Weighing the risks of valproate for epilepsy in women
    Valproate may sometimes be the only treatment option for epilepsy in women of childbearing age. An expert explains how to handle the issue.

ACP Hospitalist February 2016

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