The interim guidance focused on prevention and treatment of monkeypox in persons with HIV infection. The most frequently reported signs and symptoms from recent cases of monkeypox in the U.S. include rash (100%), fever (63%), chills (59%), and lymphadenopathy (59%).
Two new analyses of recent cardiology trials highlighted the prevalence and potential adverse effects of nonadherence to medications.
A 58-year-old man is evaluated at a follow-up visit. He has had rheumatoid arthritis for 5 years. Increasing morning stiffness, fatigue, increasing joint pain, and swelling of small hand joints have developed in the past 6 months. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is the most appropriate treatment?
A modeling study found that left atrial appendage occlusion could be an alternative to oral anticoagulants in patients at high bleeding risk but that the combination of risks for stroke and bleeding should be considered on an individual basis.
A U.S. trial found that elderly patients whose physicians had taken a two-hour online course in communication skills were more likely to have had screening discussions focused on shared decision making during a primary care visit.
ACP's premier meeting takes place in San Diego from April 27-29, 2023. Special Early Bird discount rates are available through Jan. 31, 2023.