Several recent studies suggest how doctors can better treat acute pain to prevent chronic opioid use.
Medical Grand Rounds
Many patients have undiagnosed bipolar depression, ie, depression with shifts to periods of mania.
An energy deficit from increased exercise, decreased intake, or both can suppress the menstrual cycle and lead to bone loss.
It is important to diagnose and treat the female athlete triad to maintain optimal bone health.
It is reasonable to consider discontinuing therapy when a patient has progressed to advanced dementia.
While referral may eventually be indicated, primary care doctors can take steps to diagnose and manage the condition.
Diagnosing TIA, migraine, partial seizures, hypoglycemia, hyperventilation, transient global amnesia, and others.
A minority of patients called "high users" consume a lot of healthcare, especially in the emergency department. But therein lies an opportunity....
Information from a previsit questionnaire lays the foundation for effective and reimbursable counseling and interventions.
Not all cancers are treated the same, and not all patients with diabetes are treated the same. The same should go for patients with obesity.