Approximately 6 to 12 million head lice cases are diagnosed in the United States per year, primarily affecting elementary school children.
Consensus regarding mammography screening varies, and conflicting guidelines from medical organizations can cause confusion for patients and providers.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, myocarditis, valvular heart disease, and dilated cardiomyopathy are among the most common causes.
Commercially prepared kefir is considered to be safe, mainly as a result of the pasteurization process that is required for dairy products.
A 55-year-old man with a history of hypertension and migraines is sent by his primary care provider to the emergency department for a spinal tap to rule out meningitis.
A 65-year-old Hispanic man presents to the emergency department via EMS after an unwitnessed fall from a presumed standing height.
A 64-year-old man presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain and distention, as well as constipation of 8 days' duration.
Co-prescribing naloxone and opioids in primary care is recommended for patients who have a high risk for opioid overdose.
Cod liver oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids as well as eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid and has high concentrations of vitamins A and D.
A 39-year-old man presents to the emergency department with 3 days of progressive bilateral leg pain, nausea, and malaise.