May 2013
Vol. 62
No. 5

Applied Evidence

Case Reports

  • Case Reports

    Diagnostic puzzler: Acute eyelid edema

    The patient’s eyelid was not inflamed or painful, but it was swollen enough to impair his vision. What’s your diagnosis?

Clinical Inquiries

  • Clinical Inquiries

    How much does weight loss affect hypertension?

    EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: WEIGHT LOSS OF 4 KG by diet reduces systolic and diastolic blood pressure (BP) by 4.5 and 3.2 mm Hg, respectively (SOR: A,...

Medical Verdicts

Photo Rounds

Practice Alert


  • PURLs

    Suspect carpal tunnel? Try this

    An easy-to-administer modification of the traditional Phalen’s test for carpal tunnel syndrome increases the value of this diagnostic tool.

  • PURLs

    Trauma care—don’t delay with TXA

    Tranexamic acid can significantly reduce the risk of death due to bleeding if it is administered early on in trauma treatment.

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