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Annals of Internal Medicine's "Summaries for Patients"

"Summaries for Patients" are brief, non-technical summaries of studies and clinical guidelines published in Annals of Internal Medicine. The Summaries aim to explain these published articles to people who are not health care providers.

  • Summaries about studies describe how researchers did the published study and what they found.
  • Summaries about clinical guidelines describe the official recommendations for patient care developed by official groups, such as the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force or the American College of Physicians.
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Annals of Internal Medicine's "Patient Information Pages"

"Patient Information Pages" provide general information for the public about a common health condition. Patient Information Pages accompany each of Annals' monthly In the Clinic feature. The pages include information about other sources for good information about the condition.

Patient Information Pages


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