Approximately 6 to 12 million head lice cases are diagnosed in the United States per year, primarily affecting elementary school children.
The most common causes of minor superficial burns are sunburns and minor thermal injuries.
In celiac disease, the surface pattern of the jejunal mucosa becomes flattened.
Allergic rhinitis is the twelfth most common diagnosis made at family physician visits.
The Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, is an obligate parasite and the most common tick-borne infection in North America and Europe.
Evidence Based Medicine
The decreased rate of respiratory complications with betamethasone suggests antenatal steroids may improve the respiratory status in late preterm infants.
Regular proton pump inhibitor use in the elderly was associated with an increased risk of incident dementia compared with no proton pump inhibitor use, according to researchers.
Resumption of antithrombotic therapy after gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation
Resuming antithrombotic therapy with in patients with atrial fibrillation and a serious gastrointestinal bleed results in better overall mortality outcomes.
A recent cohort study evaluated the risk of developing Alzheimer dementia after ADT in 16,888 men with prostate cancer, 14.2% of whom were treated with ADT.
Screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria may not lead to better outcomes among pregnant women and exposes them to unnecessary antibiotics.