Print Issue: June 01, 2011
Chronic inflammation can lead to a calcaneal spur at the base of the heel bone.
Makena is now available with indications to reduce risk of preterm birth in women with a singleton pregnancy who have a history of singleton spontaneous preterm birth.
Fortesta is a topical gel formulation of the androgen testosterone, indicated as replacement therapy in men for conditions associated with a deficiency or absence of the endogenous hormone.
Approximately one third of malpractice claims are not attributable to clinician error.
Travel medicine clinicians may consider advising patients to pack a medical kit with antibiotics to self-treat traveler’s diarrhea.
Emergency contraception is no more contraception than abortion. Now don’t get me wrong: I am very pro-choice. But the emergency contraceptive pill implies to misguided people that they don’t have to take responsibility for sexual activity until after the fact.
Is there a role for suppressive antibiotic therapy in geriatric patients with recurrent urinary tract infections?
Are there any common nutritional deficiencies associated with osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and gout?
What are the effects of using insulin detemir as first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes?
Should all patients with hematuria during routine Pap smear undergo full urologic evaluation, even if there is only trace amounts of blood?
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