American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting

The latest news from the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting along with researcher interviews and clinician insight.

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Blood transfusion, hydroxyurea useful in managing sickle cell disease

April 13, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Although there is no simple cure for sickle cell disease, blood transfusion and hydroxyurea are two modifying therapies that can be…
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VIDEO: Anthony S. Fauci, MD, discusses significant advances in HIV/AIDS epidemic

April 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO – Thanks to the extraordinarily effective therapies and approaches to prevention currently available, turning around the trajectory…
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Antibiotics require targeted approach

April 7, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Clinicians should use a targeted approach for antibiotic therapy that maximizes antimicrobial effectiveness and limits unnecessary…
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VIDEO: Source control vital in treating sepsis

April 6, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Volume resuscitation, early empiric antibiotics and treating the source of infection are critical in sepsis treatment, according to…
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Tools may help identify young women who should receive bone mineral density tests

April 5, 2017
SAN DIEGO – There is no consensus on what risk factors should be used to determine which younger women at risk for osteoporosis should receive…
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New billing codes available

April 5, 2017
SAN DIEGO - There are new codes clinicians can use to potentially maximize their reimbursement for treating certain patients, according to a speaker…
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Treat C. difficile based on severity of disease

April 5, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Hospitalists should use multiple assessments to diagnosis Clostridium difficile and treat patients with confirmed disease based on…
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VIDEO: Strategies for increasing physician wellness

April 4, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Understanding the factors known to predict physician burnout, and implementing interventions, can help prevent and reduce the…
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VIDEO: Updates in cardiology, sleep medicine and infectious diseases

April 4, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Experts presented new information in the fields of infectious diseases, cardiology and sleep medicine, according to a presenter at…
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Telemedicine provides benefits to physicians, patients

April 4, 2017
SAN DIEGO – Just about every argument a primary care physician can make for not using telemedicine is “bunk,” according to a…