Medications can induce HTN through a variety of mechanisms such as volume retention, sympathomimetic activation, and direct vasoconstriction.
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Because individuals with existing cardiovascular disease (CVD) may be at particular risk for cardiovascular events if they use nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), a recent article reviews the safety of NSAIDs in general, and particularly in this population.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) classifies key biological agents into three categories: A, B, and C.
This case looks at the very important issue of drug information – specifically what should health care practitioners know about a medication before it is prescribed to a patient.
The 10-step program assists clinicians in diagnosing and treating CDH.
Metastatic calcification of the left breast in a patient with renal failure raises suspicion.
When treating an adult female patient with the chief complaint of alopecia, the clinician should pay particular attention to the pattern of hair loss.
In January, 2015, the Endocrine Society issued an evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the pharmacologic management of obesity (co-sponsored by the European Society of Endocrinology and the Obesity Society).
This CME/CEU activity is designed to give clinicians a better understanding of the pharmacology, indications, contraindications, benefits/risk and clinical trials data of a broad spectrum of new agents and those that have been granted a new indication.