HPV vaccine impacts disease, screening
While HPV immunization is recommended during adolescence, internists practicing in
the postvaccine era have their own host of considerations: namely, screening for cervical
cancer and providing catch-up vaccination.
"Geriatric tsunami" carries elderly obesity
By 2030, more than 20% of the U.S. population is expected to be over the age of 65,
according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The expected rise in functional impairment in
later years can be staved off with a healthy lifestyle.
Managing medications in patients with heart failure
Internists can provide a medical home to patients with heart failure so that medications
and supplements are regularly assessed and managed, according to experts.
Textbook edition reflects evolution of hospital medicine
The first update of "Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine" exemplifies
how hospital medicine has evolved and the skills that hospitalists need to have.
Guidelines get their own conference at G-I-N
A "high-stakes" effort is occurring in the pricey world of guideline
development, as researchers around the globe seek to pool resources and find common