Primary care clinicians indicated the importance of screening for developmental delays but often did not meet recommended screening requirements.
Hepatology Information Center
A new hepatology rotation increased the mean comfort level for managing several liver diseases.
Endocrinology Information Center
Overweight or obese men frequently have low serum testosterone concentrations, which is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
When it comes to screening, primary-care clinicians are in a position to play a crucial role in helping patients choose the right test for them.
With no documentation to refer to, the clinician comes under scrutiny.
The FDA has approved the oral anticoagulant drug apixaban (Eliquis) to prevent stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
Unprovoked venous thromboembolism has been associated with the presence of occult malignancies.
Practice Management Information Center
A greater understanding of the healthcare issues specific to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community may improve the quality of care.
The patient’s shoulder pain can be attributed to end-stage shoulder arthritis consistent with rotator cuff arthropathy. Stability of the glenohumeral joint largely depends on the ability of the rotator cuff to keep the humeral head centered in the glenoid cavity.1,2 The rotator cuff exerts an inferior pull on the humeral head that is balanced by…
A woman fractured her upper arm in a fall while exercising. A large osteolytic growth was discovered on x-ray.