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- Feature: Call for Families in Internal Medicine
- Medical Student Perspectives: Preclinical Pointers: Tips for 1st & 2nd Year
- My Kind of Medicine: Valerie J. Lang, MD, FACP
- Analyzing Annals: Firearms & Public Health
- Advocacy Update: ACP Members Trek to Capitol Hill, Advocating for Physicians and Patients Alike
- Winning Abstracts: Infliximab Induced Severe Hypertriglyceridemia and Eruptive Xanthomas
- Subspecialty Careers: Infectious Disease
- In the Clinic: Community-Acquired Pneumonia
- Virtual Dx - Interpretive Challenges from ACP
- Highlights from ACP Internist® & ACP Hospitalist®
Feature: Call for Families in Internal Medicine
2015 will mark 100 years of the ACP as the professional home for internists. To help celebrate this milestone we would like to profile a few families with multiple generations of internist or internal medicine subspecialists. If your family would be interested in sharing their story, please contact Membership Development at firstname.lastname@example.orgMore
Medical Student Perspectives: Preclinical Pointers: Tips for 1st & 2nd Year
Advice for setting good habits early in the school year.More
My Kind of Medicine: Valerie J. Lang, MD, FACP
Communicator and collaborator, Dr. Lang discusses her journey as an internist.More
Analyzing Annals: Firearms & Public Health
A recent survey and position paper discuss firearm-related violence and public health.More
Advocacy Update: ACP Members Trek to Capitol Hill, Advocating for Physicians and Patients Alike
Highlights from ACP Leadership Day 2014.More
Winning Abstracts from the 2014 Medical Student Abstract Competition: Infliximab Induced Severe Hypertriglyceridemia and Eruptive Xanthomas
Infliximab is an anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-a) therapeutic agent for treatment of inflammatory diseases such as Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis.More
Subspecialty Careers: Infectious Disease
Infectious disease medicine requires an understanding of the microbiology, prevention, and management of disorders caused by viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections.More
In the Clinic: Community-Acquired Pneumonia
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) can vary from a mild outpatient illness to a more severe disease requiring admission to a hospital or even an intensive care unit (ICU). Along with influenza, CAP is the eighth leading cause of death in persons older than age 65 in the United States and is the leading cause of death from infectious diseases.
In the Clinic is a monthly feature in Annals of Internal Medicine that focuses on practical management of patients with common clinical conditions. It offers evidence-based answers to frequently asked questions about screening, prevention, diagnosis, therapy, and patient education and provides physicians with tools to improve the quality of care. Many internal medicine clerkship directors recommend this series of articles for students on the internal medicine ambulatory rotation.
Highlights from ACP Internist® & ACP Hospitalist®
medical errors the right way
After a medical error, patients want an explicit statement that an error occurred, what happened, and the implications for their health. They want an outright apology, not a statement of regret. Work from global organizations is refining the right way to disclose errors.
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GERD without unneeded costs, tests
Gastroesophageal reflux disease can be diagnosed in the office, without the need for expensive tests such as endoscopy. Learn how to make the right diagnosis while avoiding confounding symptoms that might steer a patient toward the wrong specialist.
confusion: Advice on perioperative medication management
How to handle anticoagulants, steroid, cardiac, diabetic, and pulmonary drugs in surgical patients.
Oncologic horrors in the hospital
Problems can occur in metabolic, infectious, drug realms.