Samuel Whittle, MBBS; Rachelle Buchbinder, MBBS
CME Objective: To review current evidence for prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, and patient information of rotator cuff disease.
Funding source: American College of Physicians.
Disclosures: Drs. Whittle and Buchbinder, ACP Contributing Authors, have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Disclosures can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M14-1960.
With the assistance of additional physician writers, Annals of Internal Medicine editors develop In the Clinic using resources of the American College of Physicians, including ACP Smart Medicine and MKSAP (Medical Knowledge and Self-Assessment Program).
This issue provides a clinical overview of Rotator Cuff Disease focusing on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, practice improvement, and patient information. The content of In the Clinic is drawn from the clinical information and education resources of the American College of Physicians (ACP), including ACP Smart Medicine and MKSAP (Medical Knowledge and Self-Assessment Program). Annals of Internal Medicine editors develop In the Clinic from these primary sources in collaboration with the ACP's Medical Education and Publishing divisions and with the assistance of science writers and physician writers. Editorial consultants from ACP Smart Medicine and MKSAP provide expert review of the content. Readers who are interested in these primary resources for more detail can consult http://smartmedicine.acponline.org, http://mksap.acponline.org, and other resources referenced in each issue of In the Clinic.
Whittle S, Buchbinder R. Rotator Cuff Disease. Ann Intern Med. 2015;162:ITC1. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/AITC201501060
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2015;162(1):ITC1.
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