Review the basics on measles, including risk factors, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
A quick review of medical treatment for upper-respiratory infections, using the best global evidence.
A quick review of hypertensive emergency and hypertensive urgency using the best global evidence.
A quick review of the epidemiology, causes and conditions associated with celiac disease, along with tips for diagnosis and treatment.
A quick review of recommendations for patients with prediabetes, including timelines for infant weaning, guidelines for appropriate supplementation and contraindications.
Evidence Based Medicine
A study suggests that clindamycin and TMP-SMX are equally effective for treating uncomplicated skin infections in adults and children.
Patients with life-limiting illnesses often take statins, and discontinuing these can increase quality of life.
Chinese adults with hypertension who added folic acid to enalapril saw a small but significant stroke risk decrease.
Adults hospitalized with pneumonia benefit from the addition of corticosteroids to antibiotic treatment.
Nicotine patch treatment for 52 weeks may be safe, but may not be more effective than 24-week treatment for smoking cessation
Quitting smoking with nicotine patch treatment for 52 weeks appears safe but may not be more effective than 24 weeks.