The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist is now available. It highlights how rapidly hospital medicine changes, with a main story focusing on procalcitonin, a lab test that's become widely available ... Conference coverage of the American Society of Clinical
Direct fluorescent antibody test is positive for varicella-zoster virus. Which of the following is the most likely underlying disease?
Which of the following is the most appropriate diagnostic test to perform next? ... Correct answer: C. Peripheral blood smear. The most appropriate diagnostic test to perform at this time is a peripheral blood smear.
The latest issue of ACP Hospitalist looks at how hospital medicine programs are putting point-of-care ultrasound into practice and a related Test Yourself offers MKSAP 17 questions about ultrasound
A 72-year-old, 90-kg (198-lb) woman who lives in an assisted living facility is evaluated after 10 days in the intensive care unit. She was admitted with severe urosepsis... and other cases.
These cases and commentary, which focus on ascites, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
These cases and commentary, which address sickle cell disease, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP16).
CT arteriography is a sensitive test for acute mesenteric ischemia; the procedure can evaluate the mesenteric vessels and also assess for signs of bowel ischemia and rule out other potential causes ... This test is reserved until a more proximal source
Go online for more stories, Test Yourself with the MKSAP Quiz about a 60-year-old man evaluated for chest pain of 4 months' duration, and ACP Internist's.
More stories,Test Yourself with the MKSAP Quiz and the latest blog posts of ACP members are online.