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2014-04-11 11:42:45

ACP: Physicians have a right and responsibility to discuss gun violence with their patients A new policy paper from the American College of Physicians (ACP) offers nine strategies to address the societal, health care, and regulatory barriers to reducing firearms-related violence, injuries, and deaths in the United States. Reducing Firearm-Related Injuries and Deaths in the United States is published today in the peer-reviewed medical journal, Annals of Internal Medicine. Principal among...

2014-04-10 08:29:28

Nation's second-largest physician organization begins campaign to strengthen identity among current and prospective members PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) unveiled a new logo and tagline --'Leading Internal Medicine, Improving Lives' -- today at Internal Medicine 2014, ACP's annual scientific meeting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/DC00887LOGO "ACP's new logo presents us in a contemporary, vibrant...

2014-04-09 23:03:37

Richard S. Eisenstaedt, MD, FACP, chair, Department of Medicine at Abington Memorial Hospital, was honored with the prestigious Laureate Award by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP). Abington, PA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Laureate is the highest honor offered by the ACP and is presented to Fellows and Masters of the College who lead by example and conduct an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research, service to their community,...

2013-12-03 11:04:12

New ACP guideline presents evidence-based recommendations for treating anemia in patients with heart disease Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions should be restricted to those individuals with severe anemia in patients with heart disease, the American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends in a new clinical practice guideline published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal. ACP also recommends against using erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) in patients with...

2013-10-22 10:19:33

ACP's new guideline presents evidence-based recommendations for screening, monitoring, and treatment of adults with stage 1-3 chronic kidney disease The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends against screening for chronic kidney disease (CKD) in asymptomatic adults without risk factors. ACP's new clinical practice guideline, "Screening, Monitoring, and Treatment of Stage 1-3 Chronic Kidney Disease", was published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal....

2013-09-24 10:20:19

ACP recommends weight loss and CPAP as initial therapy for treatment People diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) should lose weight and use continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) as initial therapy, according to new recommendations from the American College of Physicians (ACP) published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal. More than 18 million American adults have sleep apnea, which increases the risk of high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke,...

2013-05-06 23:17:16

EBSCO Intends to Collaborate with American College of Physicians to bring Expertise, Content and Multimedia to EBSCO´s Evidence-Based Clinical Point-of-Care Resources IPSWICH, Mass. / BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 EBSCO announces the intent to collaborate with the American College of Physicians (ACP) around evidence-based expertise. If formalized, the multi-year collaboration will bring thousands of American College of Physician images, figures and tables to EBSCO´s...

2013-04-15 08:30:07

TAMPA, Fla., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) are proud to unveil a brand-new free resource, "Excess Weight and Your Health - A Guide to Effective, Healthy Weight Loss," developed specifically for healthcare professionals treating excess weight and obesity. "Excess Weight and Your Health - A Guide to Effective, Healthy Weight Loss" is a combination of a 32-page guidebook and DVD which provides...

2013-04-12 15:42:19

New recommendations offer physicians ethical guidance for preserving trust in patient-physician relationships and the profession when using social media The creation and use of information online and the widespread use of the Internet offer exciting new opportunities for patient care, but also require physicians to consider how to best protect patient interests and apply principles of professionalism to online settings, the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Federation of State...

2013-04-10 08:30:34

"EXCESS WEIGHT AND YOUR HEALTH" PROGRAM ENCOURAGES PROACTIVE DISCUSSION ABOUT OBESITY MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new educational program, Excess Weight and Your Health: A Guide to Effective, Healthy Weight Loss, developed by the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the American College of Physicians (ACP), will be released today at Internal Medicine 2013, the annual scientific meeting of the ACP. The booklet and DVD program, funded by an educational grant...


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Annals of Internal Medicine
2012-05-07 07:34:57

Annals of Internal Medicine is an academic medical journal published by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It was founded in 1927. It has been published biweekly (on the first and third Tuesday of each month) since 1988. The current editor is Christine Laine (as of May 2012). Its archives back to 1993 are available on the journal’s website in text formats. PDF formats are accessible back to 1999. Some material over six months old is open-access, and all material is provided free to...

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