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Unmask malnutrition with careful questions

Increasing awareness of the harmful effects of under- and overnutrition can in turn increase nutritional assessments in primary care.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2015/04/nutrition.htm
1 Apr 2015

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation of gynecomastia

A 29-year-old man is evaluated for gynecomastia present for the past 2 years. He also has fatigue, low libido, weight gain, and erectile dysfunction. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate diagnostic test?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/02/28/3.htm
28 Feb 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation of a pregnant patient after a motor vehicle accident

A 25-year-old pregnant woman is evaluated in the emergency department for chest pain after a belted motor vehicle accident. Laboratory studies are significant for a low serum sodium level. What is the most likely cause?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2019/08/06/3.htm
6 Aug 2019

Detecting eating disorders in midlife

Internists are well positioned to spot eating disorder symptoms in older adults, who can suffer more serious consequences of the condition.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2021/02/detecting-eating-disorders-in-midlife.htm
1 Feb 2021

Diagnosis at 10 paces for bitemporal wasting

In a new series, Pearls from I.M. Peers, Paul Dallas, MD, MACP, explains how making a simple observation in a patient could indicate a serious diagnosis.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2022/01/diagnosis-at-10-paces-for-bitemporal-wasting.htm
1 Jan 2022

ACP calls for urgent action on climate change

Among 5 recommendations is encouragement for physicians to become educated about climate change, its effect on human health, and how to respond to future challenges.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2016/04/19/1.htm
19 Apr 2016

IM physicians join health inspections at the border

Two ACP members toured Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities near the Texas/Mexico border to evaluate the processes and environmental conditions affecting human health at the facilities.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2023/01/im-physicians-join-health-inspections-at-the-border.htm
1 Jan 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation 4 months after a stroke

A 77-year-old woman is evaluated 4 months following a left middle cerebral artery ischemic stroke. The severity of her stroke required prolonged initial hospitalization and a 3-month stay in a rehabilitation center before returning home. Residual deficits include dense right-sided hemiparesis and dysphagia requiring oral feeding with thickened liquids. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely cause of this patient's decreased serum creatinine level?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2016/03/08/3.htm
8 Mar 2016

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for fatigue

A 42-year-old woman is evaluated for several months of fatigue. She reports a normal diet and no gastrointestinal symptoms. Medical history is notable for hypothyroidism and vitiligo. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate initial diagnostic test?
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2022/11/mksap-quiz-evaluation-for-fatigue.htm
1 Nov 2022

Frailty score may help predict postop mortality risk in the elderly

A multidimensional frailty score helped predict postoperative mortality risk in elderly patients, according to a new study.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2014/05/13/7.htm
13 May 2014

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