Internal Medicine 903 - Internal Medicine Alert - Feb 15, 2005

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the internist and family practitioner.


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  • NSAIDs and AMI
  • Consider Colonoscopy for Young Patients with Hematochezia
  • Diet and Colon Cancer: Meat Takes a Hit
  • Effect of DHEA on Abdominal Fat and Insulin Action in Elderly Women and Men
  • Pharmacology Update: Darifenacin Extended-Release Tablets (Enablex)
  • Clinical Briefs
  • ECG Review: Incomplete LBBB?


  • Describe new findings in differential diagnosis and treatment of various diseases
  • Describe controversies, advantages, and disadvantages of those advances
  • Describe cost-effective treatment regimens
  • Describe the pros and cons of new screening procedures

Financial Disclosure:

Internal Medicine Alert’s Editor, Stephen Brunton, MD, is a consultant for Sanofi-Aventis, Ortho-McNeil, McNeil, Abbott, Novo Nordisk, Eli Lilly, Endo, EXACT Sciences, and Astra-Zeneca and serves on the speaker’s bureau of McNeil, Sanofi-Aventis, and Ortho-McNeil.