Topics include: Short-term NSAID use • chronic liver disease & pneumonia • Antibiotic prescribing • fractures in older men • ART for younger...
SAN ANTONIO – The obese patients in the analysis had a lower mortality risk, despite receiving more thrombolytics.
SAN ANTONIO – Liver disease increased the risk of intubation in pneumonia patients.
Laxative therapies, including stimulant laxatives are recommended; for truly laxative-refractory constipation, a trial of peripherally acting mu-...
MALMO, SWEDEN – Serum procalcitonin/CRP combo facilitates early diagnosis, predicts outcome.
Primary Care Medical Abstracts
Abstract: Is Adherence to the American College of Chest Physicians Recommended Anticoagulation Treatment Duration Associated With Different Outcomes Among Patients With Venous Thromboembolism?
The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) recommends three months or at least six months of oral anticoagulant therapy, depending on history...
While at school, a 9-year-old boy experienced sudden-onset irritation and pain in his right eye, causing him to rub it. He says it feels like...
A 60-year-old woman suddenly collapses and becomes unresponsive. After being stabilized, she is transferred to your facility. See what a...
Hypertension is the most common chronic condition in the US, and when blood pressure spikes, it can indicate a hypertensive urgency or emergency....