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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VIDEO: Expert discusses substance use disorders in hospitalized patients

April 27, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Keri Holmes-Maybank, MD, hospitalist and rehabilitation medicine expert from the Medical University of South Carolina, discussed…
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How to avoid common misconceptions when diagnosing, treating insomnia

April 27, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — There are several misconceptions surrounding insomnia, ranging from diagnosis to treatment, according to a presenter at the…
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VIDEO: PCP, patient partnerships lead to successful outcomes in palliative care

April 26, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — A physician-patient partnership in which the patient defines the goal of care sets the stage for a strong relationship and…
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PCPs, internists must keep anxiety disorders on their diagnosis ‘radar’

April 26, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Though anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, agoraphobia, and generalized social anxiety disorder are the cause for many…
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Tailor PCOS interventions to patient’s desired outcomes

April 26, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — When managing a patient with polycystic ovarian syndrome, physicians should discuss goals, such as regulating the menstrual…
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VIDEO: Internists have important role in infection control, antimicrobial stewardship

April 25, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Maintaining safety and preventing transmission of hot bugs, such as Clostridium difficile and Candida auris, is a vital…
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How to recognize the subtle signs of PTSD

April 25, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Primary care physicians and internists need to ask pointed questions to determine if their patient is suffering from PTSD…
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VIDEO: Majority of ‘penicillin allergic’ patients can be de-labeled

April 24, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — About 95% of patients currently labeled as penicillin allergic are not and most can be de-labeled through skin tests, John M
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Education, collaboration critical to maximize EMR potential

April 24, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Ongoing training, tweaking the technology to what benefits you, and discussing needed changes with information technology…
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Hospitalization serves as opportunity to diagnose diabetes

April 23, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Although diabetes is rarely the focus of an inpatient visit, the inpatient setting can be an opportunity for physicians to…