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  1. Update in Outpatient General Internal Medicine: Practice-Changing Evidence Published in 2015.Read the original story

    Dec 12, 2016 | CiteULike

    ... is challenging. To determine the 2015 practice-changing articles most relevant to outpatient general internal medicine, 3 internists independently reviewed the titles and abstracts of original articles, synopses of single studies and syntheses, and ...


  2. What Is Scleroderma?Read the original story

    Dec 12, 2016 | US News & World Report

    At first, doctors thought it was carpal tunnel syndrome. The diagnosis made sense to Shannon Abert, a high school algebra teacher whose hands couldn't scratch out equations on the chalkboard like they used to.


  3. Cerebellar ataxia due to Leptospirosis- a case reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | BioMed Central

    Leptospirosis involves nervous system in around 10-15% of the cases, the commonest presentation being aseptic meningitis. Most of the clinical features of neuroleptospirosis are due to capillary endothelial damage and vasculitis.


  4. Michael Simpson El Paso Dermatology Center v. Maria BartonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | FindLaw

    ... more likely than not could have avoided surgery. Dr. Roddy also stated that he was board certified in internal medicine, that he had previous experience "diagnosing and treating skin infections with antibiotics under similar circumstances[,]" and ...


  5. Saleeby joins Mount Nittany Internal MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Originally from Syria, Saleeby earned his medical degree from Damascus University and his internal medicine residency from North Eastern Pennsylvania Residency Program. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.


  6. Why this physician chose internal medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Kevin, M.D.

    On November 1973, I had an epiphany. My first week on my internal medicine clerkship, I realized that I had found my specialty: internal medicine.


  7. Remembering Waynesville Township High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... in Winston Salem for three years, my family and I returned to Haywood County. I joined the Waynesville internal medicine group of three other internists. Years after that meeting with Mr. Weatherby and Mr. Bowles, it was my honor and privilege to ...


  8. U.S. Doctors Still Overprescribing DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 |

    Despite evidence that certain drugs aren't always necessary, doctors are still prescribing these treatments , a new survey of doctors reveals. Antibiotics are by far the drugs most frequently used in situations where they'll provide no value for patients.


  9. Survey: Internists See Regular Misuse of Antibiotics, NarcoticsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | P&T Community

    Antibiotics and narcotics are often prescribed when they aren't the best option for patients and may do more harm than good, a survey by the American College of Physicians has found. In the survey, 5,000 ACP-member internal medicine physicians were asked to identify two treatments frequently used by internists but unlikely to provide high-value care to patients.


  10. Doctors see regular misuse of antibiotics, narcoticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Fox News

    ... from an online survey completed by 1,582 doctors, were published online December 5th in Annals of Internal Medicine. Participants were asked to identify the two treatments they most often observed being used for patients that were unlikely to offer ...


  11. Dr. John Winfield Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in RheumatologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... and other diseases of the joints, muscles, and bones. Recognized as a diplomate by the American Board of Internal Medicine, he is also an award-winning professor who has made tremendous strides in preparing the next generation of rheumatologists and ...


  12. Prescribing antibiotics, narcotics, and opioids is common but little benefit for patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Medical News Today

    A study by the American College of Physicians found that overuse of antibiotics , aggressive non-palliative treatment in patients with limited life expectancy, treatment of chronic pain, and dietary supplements may be the most frequently used low value treatment interventions used by doctors. The study was published in Annals of Internal Medicine .


  13. A checkup for the annual physical examRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 |

    ... the message that these studies are sending (and one that's been endorsed by the Society of General Internal Medicine and a health care panel convened by the Canadian government) is one that neither doctors nor patients want to hear. That's because ...


  14. Parents concerned about baby sleeping on stomach - Sat, 03 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Eve Glazier and Dr. Elizabeth Ko, internists and primary care physicians at UCLA Health. Our specialty is internal medicine, with a focus on the management and prevention of chronic disease. We share this column on alternating days with our ...


  15. Tree of Life benefits hospice patients at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Great Bend Tribune

    While the Christmas season is a time for gathering with family and friends, it is also a time for remembering loved ones who have passed away.


  16. We Need to Talk: How "Conversation Starters" Can Improve Advance Care PlanningRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | World News Report

    Discussions about end-of-life and serious illness care, which are now reimbursable through Medicare, make it more likely that patients will receive the kind of care they want, yet these critical conversations often fall short, start too late, or don't happen at all. New focus group research released today by three health care foundations provides insights into practical ways to improve advance care planning .


  17. Essentia Offers Revolutionary Procedure to Heart Patients: Only...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Business North

    ... After graduating with his medical degree from Addis Ababa University, Dr. Bishu completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Minnesota, a fellowship in cardiology at the Mayo Clinic, and fellowships in coronary, structural and ...


  18. RSNA 2016 Opens With a Call to Look Beyond ImagingRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2016 | Applied Radiology

    RSNA President Richard L. Baron, MD, opened the 102nd meeting of the Radiological Society of North America with a call for radiologists and radiology departments to "look beyond imaging." Dr. Baron pointed out four key influences that radiology can have on healthcare and patient care: providing value in an era of reduced imaging reimbursements; working collaboratively with other healthcare providers; staying focused on patients; and continuing to drive innovation throughout healthcare.


  19. Thankful to have become an internistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | DB's Medical Rants

    November 1973 I had an epiphany. My first week on my internal medicine clerkship, I realized that I had found my specialty - internal medicine.


  20. AGS sets sights on better care, more responsive policies for 'unbefriended' older adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    Experts call for 'national effort' supporting older adults who are already or might soon be 'unbefriended' -- a term for those who lack designated decision-makers and are no longer able to make medical decisions on their own IMAGE: The "unbefriended " lack the capacity to provide informed consent to medical treatment, often due to declines in physical and/or mental well-being. But these individuals face added challenges because they have... view more Experts at the American Geriatrics Society today unveiled new guidance on care and decision-making for a unique and growing group of older adults: the "unbefriended."