Patients who had mentally stimulating jobs appeared to retain sharper thinking even years after retirement.
Hydrocodone bitartrate is difficult to crush, break, or dissolve, making it resistant to abuse.
In 2012,the cost of prediabetes was $44 billion, while the cost of undiagnosed diabetes was $33 billion.
Men have a more difficult road to pave when it comes to choosing the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology.
Patients who may be impaired by their medications or sleep disorders have a higher risk of fatal motor vehicle accidents.
Many primary care health-care providers, not just nurse practitioners, struggle with repeatedly explaining their duties and responsibilities.
A man, aged 56, presented with complaints about episodes of vertigo and disabling headaches.
Reviewing precautions for blood and body fluids will help protect both healthcare workers and the public.
Geriatric patients who are not responding well to antidepressants may benefit from a combination of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy.
Doctors should start a dialogue about advance directives upon a patient's first visit to help them make decisions regarding their health care.
I have my patients bring all of their pumps to me and will write on the plastic canister with a Sharpie permanent marker.
Always, always hand the speculum to a woman who has come in for her first pelvic exam, and allow her to check it out.
Evidence-based guidelines for obesity support the use of pharmacologic therapy in collaboration with lifestyle interventions.
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