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MKSAP Quiz: 3-year history of pain in muscles, joints

A 47-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-year history of pain in all of her muscles and joints. She is a commercial truck driver. Her sleep is poor, and she awakens unrefreshed. She completes a fibromyalgia diagnostic questionnaire and meets the criteria for fibromyalgia. She has anxiety and depression. Following a physical exam and lab results, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/04/02/3.htm
2 Apr 2024

Top tips to nail your next presentation

Early career physicians can follow several tips and tricks for delivering engaging, impactful presentations.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/04/top-tips-to-nail-your-next-presentation.htm
1 Apr 2024

MKSAP Quiz: 1-year history of widespread joint, muscle pain

A 37-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-year history of widespread joint and muscle pain, fatigue, poor sleep, and difficulty focusing. Following a physical exam and lab tests, what is the most likely diagnosis?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/01/09/3.htm
9 Jan 2024

Cancer, cardiovascular risks assessed at rheumatology meeting

A summary of approvals, recalls and a record number of deaths and serious injuries reported.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2009/01/rheum.htm
1 Jan 2009

MKSAP quiz: Inclusion body myositis

An 82-year-old man is seen in follow-up for inclusion body myositis. A prednisone taper over the past 4 months was completed without clinical improvement. Following a physical exam and lab test, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/10/24/3.htm
24 Oct 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Brief episodes of wrist pain, swelling, redness

A 58-year-old woman is evaluated for brief episodes of pain, swelling, and redness in the right wrist for 4 days. During the past 2 years, she has had similar episodes in her left wrist and left third metacarpophalangeal joint, which resolved without treatment. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and radiograph, what is the most appropriate laboratory study to perform next?
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/02/mksap-quiz-brief-episodes-of-wrist-pain-swelling-redness.htm
1 Feb 2024

Low-dose naltrexone not superior to placebo for fibromyalgia pain relief

While the drug showed a significant difference in improving memory problems in women with fibromyalgia, researchers warned that this might be a false positive and more research is needed.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/12/12/2.htm
12 Dec 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for ankylosing spondylitis

A 35-year-old woman is evaluated in follow-up for a recent diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis. Despite the use of three different NSAIDs and physical therapy, she continues to have night pain and morning stiffness/pain lasting more than 1 hour. Following a physical exam and pelvic radiograph, what is the most appropriate treatment?
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/08/22/3.htm
22 Aug 2023

Lobbying for residents, payments, and fixes to step therapy

Although it's not in the job description, sometimes the practice of medicine requires political advocacy, as ACP did at Leadership Day.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2023/07/lobbying-for-residents-payments-and-fixes-to-step-therapy.htm
1 Jul 2023

Prognostic model stratifies risk for methotrexate toxicity

A prognostic risk score could help primary care physicians decide on individual monitoring strategies for methotrexate toxicity after the first six months of a prescription, according to a new modeling study.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/06/06/4.htm
6 Jun 2023

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