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Including Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy in CVD Risk Score Does Not Improve CVD Risk Prediction
Adding history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy to the current cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk score does not improve CVD prediction in low-risk women.
Researchers concluded that physical activity was not associated with risk for early menopause.
Discussing alcohol use with patients is important as alcohol consumption before bedtime is shown to negatively affect patient sleeping patterns.
Although the beneficial effects of drinking coffee include increased mental alertness, stamina, muscle recovery, and wakefulness, unwanted effects can include restlessness, palpitations, hypertension, insomnia, tremors, and increased urine output.
A middle-aged black woman has been experiencing swelling of her arms and legs for the past 5 years.
A 91-year-old Hispanic woman was referred for wound care services with a stage III sacral pressure ulcer.
A mass located above the left groin of an 85-year-old woman was found to be a subcutaneous abscess.
A 57-year-old woman presents with dark spots on her arms that have persisted for several months.
A 12-year-old girl presents with right ankle pain after a fall on wet grass.
A 4-year-old female patient is referred to a pediatric neurologist for evaluation of tonic-clonic seizures, as well as sudden bursts ...