November 2017 Issue of Clinical Advisor
The USPSTF recommends that children aged 3 to 5 years undergo vision screening at least once to detect amblyopia or its risk factors.
Researchers found a strong association between VTE and height using sibling pair analysis.
The major change includes screening with hrHPV testing alone as an alternative to cytology screening alone starting at age 30 years.
The 12-year results show that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass offered long-term durability of weight loss and was associated with fewer obesity-related coexisting conditions compared with those ...
Patients who discontinued aspirin use experience a higher risk of cardiovascular events.
Eye contact, positive body language, and humor are ways in which a clinician can make a personal connection with the patient.
Military sexual trauma includes any sexual activity in which a service member is involved against his or her will, ranging from sexual harassment to rape.
Consensus regarding mammography screening varies, and conflicting guidelines from medical organizations can cause confusion for patients and providers.
Greater awareness and enhancing communication between patients and primary care providers can help lower the risk of suicide among US veterans.
Alternative Meds Update
Oral copper supplements are not recommended unless extensive metabolic testing shows a true copper deficiency.
A nurse practitioner is sued by her patient's children after their mother is murdered.