This month’s case addresses the issues of when to act on abnormal test results.
A growing body of research shows SLT for first-line glaucoma therapy works as well as drops — so why aren’t clinician’s embracing it?
MPR highlights health innovations from the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Despite substantial advances in therapeutic options for HFrEF, significant gaps remain in the use of guideline-directed medical therapy in these patients.
Features, Musculoskeletal Disorders
The American College of Rheumatology and the Arthritis Foundation developed evidence-based guidelines for the management of hand, hip, and knee osteoarthritis.
Based on our finding, hydrochlorothiazide should be considered a possible offending agent when a patient presents with symptoms suspicious of drug induced lupus," the study authors concluded.
This month we look at a case where a physician made a judgment call and ended up being judged harshly for it.
Dr C was determined to fight this case, and his defense attorney was supportive after looking at the detailed notes and documented calls to the patient which were never returned.
Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.
Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.