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Highlights from ACP Internist and ACP Hospitalist
ACP Internist May 2017
- The never-ending push-pull of statins
Statins have proven their potential to reduce end-point outcomes, such as death from cardiovascular disease. But the drug class also has some downsides, and the pros and the cons become a close call.
- Helping older patients "age in place"
Internists can help patients live at home as they age by assessing physical functioning, watching for changes in functioning, and directing them to available resources.
ACP Hospitalist April 2017
How long is too long in the hospital (for docs)?
Residency programs, hospitalists strive to strike right balance
Back and forth on beta-blockers
Hospitalists are weighing the risks vs. benefits of administering beta-blockers.