It’s not enough to tell patients to exercise. The exercise regimen needs to be “SMART.”
Many patients who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma also have obstructive sleep apnea, and vice versa.
IM Board Review
A young woman presents with acute liver failure. What is the cause? Is her sister at risk?
Being obese increases your risk of health problems; you can reduce these risks by losing weight.
Only 10% of people with obstructive sleep apnea are diagnosed—a dismal statistic, considering the consequences.
Antidepressants in pregnancy, nonhormonal therapies for menopausal symptoms, and heart failure therapy.
The legalization of cannabis and its increased potency today are leading to complications hitherto unseen.
The Clinical Picture
The typical patient is a thin, well-mannered elderly woman who voluntarily suppresses her cough out of politeness.
Physicians can promote healthy nutrition, physical activity, socialization, and mental activity, but no drug is approved for it.
Only a medical history and blood pressure measurement are needed before prescribing estrogen contraceptives.