General Medicine

General Medicine


Guideline Watch

Obese Patients with Cardiovascular Risk Factors Should Receive Intensive Counseling in Primary Care Settings

The USPSTF finds that behavioral counseling to improve diet and promote physical activity benefits at-risk patients.

Position Statement on Feeding Tubes for Patients with Advanced Dementia

The AGS does not recommend tube feeding for older adults with advanced dementia.

Insights on Residency Training

Introducing Myself Free

Dr. Priya Umapathi (Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Chief Resident) talks about her first 2 months as a chief resident and her plans for the NEJM JW Resident blog.

Recent Audio Interviews

NSAIDs Are a Major Cause of Anaphylaxis-Related Emergency Department Visits

Listen to our interview with author Mariana Castells, MD, PhD, in which she discusses details of her research.