Antibiotics do not always need to be used for cutaneous abscesses, but the condition must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis to make a final decision regarding the appropriate course of treatment for any individual.
Coal tar products are commonly used as a treatment for psoriasis.
Evidence supports the routine use of mind-body practices, such as yoga, meditation, relaxation techniques, and passive music therapy, to address common mental health concerns in patients with breast cancer.
The USPSTF recommends that pregnant women receive screening for preeclampsia with blood pressure measurements throughout pregnancy.
A follow-up colonoscopy more than 10 months after a positive FIT result is associated with a higher risk of colorectal cancer and more advanced disease at the time of diagnosis.
Oral corticosteroids could be an alternative symptomatic treatment for acute sore throat, which is a significant burden in primary care and a source of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.
Approximately 1 in 5 American adults use corticosteroids in the short term, which is associated with an increased risk for sepsis, venous thromboembolism, and fracture.
The guideline will help clinicians determine the appropriate treatment of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer.