March 2017 Issue of Clinical Advisor
The guideline aims to help clinicians identify patients with cerumen impaction who may benefit from intervention.
Fasting glucose is specific but not sensitive, and HbA1c is neither sensitive nor specific.
Updated international guidelines for managing sepsis and septic shock have been released by the Society of Critical Care Medicine and European Society of Intensive Care ...
An estimated 900,000 veterans of a population of 6.7 million VHA patients met the criteria for LCS.
The ACOG releases an updated committee opinion suggesting that low-risk women can benefit from minimal intervention during labor and delivery.
After 10 years of low-dose CT screening in patients, 1.5 lung cancers and 2.4 major cancers per 10,000 people screened were induced by radiation.
Applying necessary lifestyle changes as well as incorporating pharmaceutical drugs will improve diabetes in patients compared to drugs alone.
A transurethral resection of bladder tumor allows examination and determination of histology, depth of invasion, and involvement beyond the bladder.
A young boy's complaint of a tender mass on his left thigh is diagnosed as osteosarcoma.
Lithium has been the mainstay of treatment for decades, but several other classes of medication have recently been used with varying degrees of success.
A better understanding of this complicated condition is key to helping patients reduce symptoms, maximize quality of life, and improve adaptive functioning skills.
Alternative Meds Update
Frankincense is one of a multitude of rediscovered botanical products being studied for use in a variety of diseases and conditions.
A clinician misses a differential diagnosis when she refers a patient to a specialist for rectal bleeding.