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Treating skin ulcers in the office

In addition to five principles of wound care, an expert addresses pearls that can aid with all types of skin healing and antimicrobial efforts.
1 Jun 2020

Guidance offered for treating patients exposed to xylazine

The animal sedative is now commonly found in illegally manufactured fentanyl and may pose even greater risks than that drug, according to authors of a recent review.
10 Oct 2023

MKSAP Quiz: evaluation for a laceration on the leg

An 80-year-old woman is evaluated for a laceration on her leg. On the previous day, she hit the corner of her bed, tearing the skin. She would like recommendations regarding wound care. Medical history is remarkable for polymyalgia rheumatica for which she takes prednisone daily. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment?
30 Jun 2015

Following up on breast density

This issue also covers vaccination practices and resources for managing the COVID-19 pandemic.
1 Jun 2020

IDSA diabetic foot infection guideline covers diagnosis and treatment

A new clinical practice guideline from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) provides detailed instruction on diagnosis and treatment of diabetic foot infections.
5 Jun 2012

Planned safe injection site aims to curb overdose deaths

Founders of a new nonprofit in Philadelphia are attempting to open the nation's first legal overdose prevention site.
1 Jan 2020

Guidance issued on educational, psychological interventions for ICD patients

The American Heart Association released a scientific statement on educational and psychological interventions for patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs).
2 Oct 2012

Boxed warning removed from asthma drugs

This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Mar 2018

Lower-extremity revascularization appears to yield poor functional outcomes in nursing home residents

Most nursing home residents who undergo lower-extremity revascularization are unlikely to benefit from it, according to a new study.
14 Apr 2015


ACP recognizes former College officials who have passed.
1 Mar 2018

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