Primary Care Medical Abstracts
Abstract: Impact of the Commercialization of Three Generic Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers on Adverse Events in Quebec, Canada
Generic formulations are generally less expensive than their brand-name counterparts, but they must also be clinically equivalent as well as...
With a little training, FPs can successfully use point-of-care ultrasound for various cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular assessments.
► Mild cough
► Loud heart sounds
Hopefully point-of-care ultrasound will become a standard part of family medicine training and practice sooner, rather than later.
New drugs and devices have emerged for the management of heart failure. Fortunately, there is also clear evidence to guide our decision-making.
In the article, “Hypertension treatment strategies for older adults” (J Fam Pract. 2017;66:546-554), Hansell et al recommend a systolic...
Is this hypertension treatment strategy based on SOR “A” evidence? In the article, “Hypertension treatment strategies for older adults” (J Fam...
At least I can feel better about the 4 cups of coffee I drink every day!
In his latest audiocast, Dr. Doug Campos-Outcalt reviews the new American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association 2017 guidelines on high...
In this second installment of our series, we explore what the evidence tells us about turmeric/curcumin, chamomile, rosemary, coffee, and cocoa....