Start antiretroviral therapy as soon as possible after HIV infection is confirmed. Consider daily PrEP for patients at risk from sexual exposure or who inject illicit drugs.
A 66-year-old farmer presented to his family physician (FP) with new growths on his scalp. The patient admitted to extensive sun exposure. A close inspection revealed many suspicious areas, and the FP marked 3 of these with the letters: E, F, and G.
What’s your diagnosis?
Against a backdrop of the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on the use of aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD), Dr. Campos-Outcalt summarizes the findings of an October 2018 aspirin study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. The study gives physicians reason to pause before using aspirin as primary prevention for CVD in older adults.