January 2017 Issue of Clinical Advisor
The task force finalizes recommendations for statin therapy among adults between 40 and 75 years of age.
PCSK9 inhibition produces incremental benefits on coronary disease progression in patients treated with statins.
The findings may help couples plan infertility treatments more effectively.
The AHA/ACC guideline updates the 2005 recommendations on PAD management.
Most young children with an emotional, behavioral, or relationship problem receive no interventions for their disorder.
Evidence shows strong support for prescribing pramipexole, rotigotine, cabergoline, or gabapentin enacarbil to treat adults with restless legs syndrome symptoms.
The standard treatment option for premenopausal women who do not wish to get pregnant is hysterectomy.
Cases of prostate biopsies resulting in the spread of cancerous cells are rare.
Converting pounds to kilograms in your head is easier than you think.
Treating lacerations properly requires benzoin, Steri-Strips, and a Dermabond to cover.
Doppler imaging resulted in a solid mass with suggestion of increased vascularity.
A diabetic patient rushed to the hospital for vomiting and abdomen pain, resulting in a diagnosis of acute severe emphysematous pancreatitis.
By initiating a conversation, primary care providers can identify specific end-of-life needs and goals, manage symptoms, and coordinate care.
A thorough work-up can differentiate between primary and secondary forms, mitigating progression of a more severe underlying disease.
A patient notes concerns with vision difficulty 4 years after undergoing a laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch.
Alternative Meds Update
Kratom's legal future is uncertain, pending further review from the DEA and FDA.
A student's headaches, lethargy, vomiting, and photophobia are misdiagnosed as migraine.