Primary Care Medical Abstracts
Abstract: Reconciling the Effects of Screening on Prostate Cancer Mortality in the ERSPC and PLCO Trials
In 2012 the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended against routine prostate cancer screening because its lack of effect on long-term...
This patient was initially told he had genital warts, but the appearance of the lesions, and the presence of a rash on his trunk and extremities,...
The patient’s history and the clinical appearance of the ulcer led to the diagnosis of this re-emerging condition.
Or has he been made to think so by direct-to-consumer advertising? Here’s how to properly screen patients and when to recommend treatment.
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: Yes. Quadrivalent human papillomavirus (qHPV) vaccine reduces rates of anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN) by 50% to 54%,...
Men sustain up to 40% of osteoporotic fractures, with potentially fatal results. But because osteoporosis is largely viewed as a women’s disease,...
Guidelines recommend collecting an early-morning sample to compensate for the natural diurnal variation in testosterone levels. But for men 45 and...