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Highlights from ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist
ACP Hospitalist August 2017:
- Tips on treating refugees
Cultural differences, past trauma may impact patient care.
ACP Hospitalist July 2017:
- Defeating C. diff
While Clostridium difficile remains a stubborn infection, new drugs and research suggest ways to more effectively combat it.
ACP Internist September 2017:
- To lie down, perchance to sleep
Internists are good at picking up on obstructive sleep apnea, but chronic insomnia is underdiagnosed among a sleepy patient population.
- Abdominal wall pain as its own diagnosis
Internists can diagnose chronic abdominal wall pain with a simple physical exam and some savvy history taking, experts said, and reassure patients that their condition is not serious and may respond to treatment.