Summary of the March 1, 2016 issue, including articles on chronic kidney disease, HIV-1 vaccine candidates, medical assistant-based care management, interventions for major depression, and screening for and treatment of major depressive disorder in children and adolescents; an ACP guideline on treatment of adult patients with major depressive disorder; a USPSTF recommendation statement on screening for depression in children and adolescents; and a commentary on the community-based initiative to control the Ebola epidemic in Liberia.
Summary of the February 16, 2016 issue, which includes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on screening for breast cancer in average-risk women, several accompanying background studies and reviews, and an unrelated article on the potential effect of treatment advances on the absolute changes in mortality associated with breast cancer screening.
Summary of the February 2, 2016 issue, including articles on laparoscopic lavage, acupuncture for hot flashes, disclosure of genetic risk assessment, and silicone breast implants, as well as a ground rounds discussion on periodic health examinations and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices 2016 adult immunization schedule.
Summary of the January 19, 2016 issue, including articles on osteoarthritis management, hepatitis C virus, cardiac abnormalities among childhood cancer survivors, glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists, and physician incentives and high-value care, as well as commentaries on acute uncomplicated diverticulitis, tuberculin skin testing, and heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
Summary of the January 5, 2016 issue, including articles on opioid prescribing after nonfatal overdose, skin lesions associated with anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy, sudden cardiac arrest, HBV reactivation in solid tumors, and hypothyroidism; an ACP best practice advice paper on the use of generic medications; and commentaries on community health in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, as well as the recent Institute of Medicine report "Improving Diagnosis in Health Care."
Summary of the December 15, 2015 issue, including articles on lactation and incident diabetes after pregnancy with gestational diabetes, direct-acting antiviral treatment of hepatitis C virus infection, nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors and HIV infection, bladder cancer, and radial versus femoral access in acute coronary syndromes, as well as a discussion about the American College of Physicians (ACP) at the close of its centennial year, a Beyond the Guidelines grand rounds discussion on HIV preexposure prophylaxis, and an ACP position paper on the patient care implications of "concierge" and other direct patient contracting practices.