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Highlights from ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist
ACP Hospitalist October 2017:
- Politics and the wellness of our foreign-born colleagues
Travel bans and visa-law changes in a volatile political arena can affect the morale of a large number of physicians, in training and established in practice, as well as international students enrolled in medical schools in the United States.
ACP Hospitalist September 2017:
- Pinpointing severe pancreatitis
Early identification of potentially severe cases of acute pancreatitis is difficult, but key to good outcomes.
ACP Internist November/December 2017:
- Patients and priorities in prostate cancer care
Prostate cancer requires men to work through a multitude of treatment options, and if the patient ends up settling on active surveillance, then the internist's role is even more important moving forward.
- Managing ENT problems in primary care
The most common ear, nose, and throat conditions of sinusitis, hearing loss, vertigo, and tinnitus can be evaluated and treated in the primary care office, but the internist must take care to work through the wide range of symptoms.
ACP Internist October 2017:
- Patient engagement is more than a catchphrase
When physicians and patients have a more meaningful relationship, it improves physician satisfaction and patient outcomes.