Experts have finally reached a consensus on managing community-acquired pneumonia. Here’s a summary of the new recommendations. Though community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is commonly seen in primary-care practices, there has been confusion about the standards of treatment. Over the years, a number of sometimes conflicting guidelines were developed by organizations in related specialties. Recently, however, the…
Infectious Diseases Information Center
In a cohort of mostly outpatients with COVID-19, those with overweight or obesity had more symptoms, especially cough and shortness of breath.
COPD Information Center
The COPD Foundation has released tips for patients with COPD to avoid pneumonia and exacerbations.
A clinician questions wonders if there is a connection between cardiac arrhythmia and the flu vaccine.
Practice Management Information Center
Clinical Advisor's Director Nikki Kean discusses what 2021 may have in store for both clinicians and patients.
The importance of male vaccination cannot be overemphasized, because the risk of male-to-female HPV transmission is significant.
Infections may trigger rare ischemic stroke in kids.
Infectious Diseases Information Center, Pain Management Information Center
Insufficient pain management during childhood immunizations may lead to increased fear of needles and later health care avoidance.
To reduce the mortality and incidence of this disease, clinicians must be aware of the most recent vaccination and screening guidelines.
Begin to impart asthma information to young patients and/or their caregivers as early as possible.