American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACP, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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‘7 easy steps’ to treat inpatient elevated BP

April 25, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Inpatient elevated BP management is often overlooked in hospital settings, a speaker at the American College of Physicians…
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VIDEO: How to manage BP in a patient with CKD

April 24, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Clinicians should individualize BP treatment targets as much as possible when managing patients with chronic kidney disease, but…
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VIDEO: Family history critical in assessing breast cancer risk

April 23, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Obtaining a good family history is extremely important for primary care physicians in order to evaluate a patient’s risk…
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‘Top 10’ herbs, supplements that may provide therapeutic effects

April 23, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The prevention or treatment of some medical conditions, such as cancer-related fatigue, heart disease, infertility and…
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VIDEO: 5 commonly overused medications, tests

April 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — There are several medications and tests that are commonly overused in primary care and hospital settings that may be causing…
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VIDEO: Identifying depression, anxiety in primary care

April 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Depression and anxiety are common disorders seen in primary care practices, with up to 20% of patients presenting with symptoms…
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3 ways to reduce burnout

April 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Data indicate that rates of physician burnout are declining, but it remains a significant issue for clinicians, a speaker at the…
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VIDEO: Transparency improves patient care, builds just culture

April 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — While strategies such as public reporting, transparency and using clinical decision support and electronic health records are…
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Best dietary practices for patients with CKD

April 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — A plant-based diet is an important factor in slowing the progression of chronic kidney disease and improving symptoms, according…
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‘Complicated’ relationship exists between irritable bowel syndrome, low FODMAP diet

April 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The FODMAP diet may offer benefits for some patients with irritable bowel syndrome, but is not a fit for all patients, a