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New recommendations for VTE

The Joint American College of Physicians/American Academy of Family Physicians Panel on Deep Venous Thrombosis/Pulmonary Embolism recently released new recommendations for treatment and diagnosis of venous thromboembolism.
15 May 2007

Applying best evidence to perioperative assessment

Knowing what to look for is one key to determining risk.
15 Oct 2007

Venous thromboembolism in the elderly

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is manifested clinically by deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). DVT, usually of the lower extremity, nearly always precedes PE.
15 Apr 2007

Hospital-acquired pneumonia in the elderly

An excerpt taken from Pulmonary Disorders of the Elderly, a new publication from ACP.
15 Oct 2007

A doctor seeks ways to encourage earlier palliative care talks

Cross-discipline initiatives are key.
15 Mar 2015

Primer: Stroke

Stroke is a sudden focal neurologic deficit caused by either ischemia (80% to 85% of all strokes) or hemorrhage (15% to 20% of all strokes).
15 Apr 2007

Taking charge after discharge

Medicare payment penalties have helped spur the industry's growth.
15 Jan 2013

Hospital medicine courses abound at Internal Medicine 2012

ACP's meeting in New Orleans promises many offerings for hospitalists.
15 Feb 2012

Stents, cholesterol and heart drugs dominate cardiology conference talks

The appropriate use of stents, the efficacy of cholesterol drugs and the safety of heart failure medication were hot topics at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 56th Annual Scientific Session, held in New Orleans in March. An unusual number
15 May 2007

In the News

Gender gap in hospitalist pay, residents and costs, guideline update on endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke, and more.
15 Sep 2015

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