Alternative Meds Update
The efficacy of nonpharmacologic agents for wound care should encourage discussion of their usefulness and appropriateness in wound management.
As more patients with IDD move into community settings, clinicians will need to be familiar with common medical conditions in these individuals.
Considered "magic bullets" when they first arrived on the scene, antibiotics must be used appropriately to protect their effectiveness.
Gastroenterology Information Center
The incidence of Crohn disease is increasing in the US. Experts outline the risk factors, pathophysiology, and symptoms of Crohn disease as well as strategies for diagnosis and treatment of this disease in the primary care setting.
Needle aponeurotomy and collagenase Clostridium histolyticum are both viable options for treating patients with Dupuytren disease.
A well-written letter detailing his symptoms provided pertinent clues to this patient's diagnosis.
Two patients present with similar cutaneous growths—one a series of ulcerative lesions on the lower leg, and the other a painless forearm lesion.
Most cysts, tumors, and other lesions on the hand and wrist can be diagnosed in your office. A trio of experts provides step-by-step guidance. This is the first of a two-part series. Part 2 will appear in the April issue. Primary-care clinicians are frequently the first medical professionals to examine patients with bumps and abnormal…