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Recent guidance offered on preparing to treat COVID-19

ACP has developed a new practice management resource on telehealth care in response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and continues to press the U.S. government to do more to address the pandemic.

Stopping opioid treatment linked to increased risk of death from overdose or suicide in veterans

The risk of death from overdose or suicide increased immediately after starting or stopping opioids and continued to rise the longer patients were treated with opioids.

MKSAP Quiz: 1-week history of chest pressure

A 35-year-old woman is evaluated for a 4-month history of exertional dyspnea and a 1-week history of chest pressure. She has no sputum production, cough, or wheezes. She has never smoked. Following a physical examination, laboratory studies, electrocardiogram, and chest radiograph, what is the most appropriate initial test?

Dual therapy for afib after PCI may reduce bleeding risk better than triple therapy

Researchers reviewed four randomized controlled trials of 7,953 patients that compared the effects of dual versus triple therapy on bleeding, mortality, and ischemic events after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

ACP develops new Cost of Care resources for patients, updates tools for physicians

Resources for physicians include tools to help guide cost conversations with patients.

Reclaiming the future of health care

In his latest KevinMD column, ACP's Vice President of Membership and Global Engagement, Philip A. Masters, MD, FACP, discusses “Better Is Possible: The American College of Physicians' Vision for the U.S. Health Care System.”

Put words in our mouth

ACP Internist Weekly wants readers to create captions for our new cartoon and help choose the winner. Pen the winning caption and win a $50 gift certificate good toward any ACP product, program, or service.