Patients with untreated obstructive sleep apnea have been shown to have numerous cognitive disturbances, which can lead to poor work performance, work errors, and poor quality of life.
When administered correctly, the Mantoux test can be an invaluable tool for the detection of tuberculosis.
Gynecomastia is the most common male breast disease, occurring in up to 57% of men.
With the direct correlation between metformin use and vitamin B12 deficiency established, implementation of guidelines for B12 screening should be considered.
Detecting previously undiagnosed, asymptomatic AF may help to prevent future thromboembolic events and the onset of symptoms, and may reduce AF-related morbidity and hospitalizations.
For optimal results, a multifaceted approach should be used for management of patients with atopic dermatitis.
Every day, low health literacy results in patients’ misunderstanding the instructions of their clinicians, sometimes with very serious consequences.
Early treatment of both visible AK lesions and nonvisible sun-damaged skin can eliminate the potential for malignant transformation and decrease the burden of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
A visit to a primary care provider for routine evaluation uncovers an incidental finding of hypercalcemia.
As infection may also lead to worsening symptoms in patients with myasthenia gravis, clinicians must balance prompt and adequate treatment of infection with the risk that some antibiotics can aggravate the condition.