Used together, brief assessment tools, such as the PDQ9 and MDQ, have greater sensitivity and accuracy than clinician assessment alone.
► History of posttraumatic stress disorder
Primary Care Medical Abstracts
Abstract: Coffee consumption and health: umbrella review of meta-analyses of multiple health outcomes
Studies examining the benefits versus harms of coffee consumption have yielded conflicting results.
The patient is agitated and not interested in answering any questions. He’s begun pacing the room. How would you respond?
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This study should put to rest the practice of starting SSRIs in depressed patients with heart failure in an attempt to affect CVD outcomes.