Primary care physicians “are well intentioned but underprepared and may miss some of the drug misuse risks affecting their patients,” says the...
News from the FDA/CDC
The approval of lasmiditan (Reyvow) is based on a pair of randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials that included more than 3,000...
LAS VEGAS – Every patient with chronic pain should complete a fibromyalgia survey, Dr. Daniel J. Clauw says.
The patient’s immune status offered a clue to the diagnosis
Initial signs and symptoms offer the best guide to next steps in assessment, testing, and treatment, plus any needed referral or multidisciplinary...
We had one clue that helped explain the ulcers in the patient’s mouth: He had an accompanying low-grade fever.
20-year-old male college basketball prospect • wrist pain after falling on wrist • normal ROM • pain with active/passive wrist extension • Dx?
► Right wrist pain 4 days after falling on wrist while playing basketball
► Normal range of motion of wrist and hand
► Pain with active...
Pearl of the Month
After ruling out serious eye disease, clinicians need to determine which cases of suspected conjunctivitis are most likely to be bacterial.
From the Journals
Neural stimulation was associated with faster walking speeds, increased confidence, greater metabolic efficiency, and reduced phantom limb pain....
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), when used at the maximum clinically effective dose, reduce osteoarthritis (...