Although small studies show potential efficacy of medical marijuana in treatment of specific conditions, insufficient evidence exists for clinicians to recommend or prescribe to patients.
Glasgow Coma Scale may underestimate severity of isolated traumatic brain injury in patients aged ≥65 years
Study results suggest that GCS may be less accurate in predicting the extent of injury in elderly adults.
In patients with first unprovoked venous thromboembolism, adding CT to limited cancer screening may not lead to statistically higher rate of cancer detection
Unprovoked venous thromboembolism has been associated with the presence of occult malignancies.
An incidental finding in an asymptomatic woman is followed by rapid deterioration of her condition.
In patients without CVD or diabetes, pooled cohort equations may underestimate risk for CV event if other risk factors are present
Accurate prediction of cardiovascular disease risk is crucial for the success of preventive measures.
Norovirus is the leading cause of both sporadic and epidemic gastroenteritis worldwide.
Primary care clinicians should be proficient at assessing the potential for hereditary breast cancer risk in their patients.
In Uganda, clinical officers are addressing public health needs by training to work in rural areas and treating the country's growing population.
By presenting research on the safety and efficacy of the flu vaccine, clinicians can successfully promote vaccination to patients in their care.
Multiple considerations come into play when choosing anticoagulant therapy for a patient with atrial fibrillation, a condition that greatly increases the risk for stroke.