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Thoracic outlet syndrome: A review

Thoracic outlet syndrome: A review

The condition has one fundamental pathophysiology but multiple distinct clinical presentations, including vascular and neurogenic.

Clinical Challenge Case Study in Urgent Care: Leg edema and shortness of breath

Case Study in Urgent Care: Leg edema and shortness of breath

A 44-year-old man presents to an urgent care clinic with leg edema and shortness of breath.

Alternative Meds Update Frankincense: a rediscovered botanical product

Frankincense: a rediscovered botanical product

Frankincense is one of a multitude of rediscovered botanical products being studied for use in a variety of diseases and conditions.

Features Could disrupted homeostasis cause headaches?

Could disrupted homeostasis cause headaches?

Dysfunction of the endocrine system may lead to various neurologic manifestations, including headaches.

Clinical Challenge Case Study in Diabetes: Use of DPP-4 inhibitors with GLP-1 agonists

Case Study in Diabetes: Use of DPP-4 inhibitors with GLP-1 agonists

A 63-year-old man with type 2 diabetes was admitted to the hospital to undergo right robotic partial nephrectomy.

Clinical Challenge Fever and sore throat in a child

Fever and sore throat in a child

A 4-year-old girl presents to the emergency department after 3 days of worsening sore throat with a fever.

Features Managing bipolar disorder: pharmacologic options for treatment

Managing bipolar disorder: pharmacologic options for treatment

Lithium has been the mainstay of treatment for decades, but several other classes of medication have recently been used with varying degrees of success.

Alternative Meds Update Holy basil

Holy basil

Holy basil's protective mechanisms are thought to be due to the increase in antioxidant activity and alteration in gene expression.

Evidence-Based Medicine Antenatal steroids may improve respiratory outcomes for late preterm births

Antenatal steroids may improve respiratory outcomes for late preterm births

The decreased rate of respiratory complications with betamethasone suggests antenatal steroids may improve the respiratory status in late preterm infants.

Evidence-Based Medicine Regular proton pump inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of dementia in the elderly

Regular proton pump inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of dementia in the elderly

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.

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