July 2017 Issue of Clinical Advisor
Individuals have a higher risk of tick bites and tickborne diseases from May through July.
The USPSTF recommends against screening for thyroid cancer in asymptomatic adults.
The ALLHAT-LLT trial showed that statin therapy for primary cardiovascular prevention may not benefit adults older than 65 years of age.
The guidelines facilitate a holistic, lifelong approach to the management of patients with primary biliary cholangitis.
Blood pressure levels below the recommended targets lower risk of CVD and all-cause mortality.
About 76% of US jurisdictions reported healthcare-associated cases of Legionnaires' disease.
Epigenetics explains the anatomy and physiology behind the central nervous system changes caused by child abuse.
Features of hematoma can often be confused with those of melanoma.
A girl presented to a small town hospital symptoms including fever, bloodshot eyes, red lips, and rash on the palms of her hands.
A household cleaner such as Windex can be used to remove a ring from a swollen finger.
An overview of porphyrias, lupus erythematosus, rosacea, drug-induced photosensitivity, polymorphous light eruption, and solar urticaria.
Clinicians in all settings are in a position to identify patients with potential myopathic processes and complete an initial diagnostic work-up.
The most common causes of minor superficial burns are sunburns and minor thermal injuries.
A clinician files a lawsuit against her employer after being fired for refusing Tdap immunization.