Practical Guidance, Clinical Photo Archive and Headlines for Primary Care Clinicians
The SGLT2 inhibitors are the newest diabetes drugs available. Have you got the basic concepts under your belt? Take our basic training quiz.
My friend has lung cancer, writes this physician. I am getting in the habit of joining him at his visits. But you shouldn't need to bring along a doctor to protect you from your doctors.
A new study found that alcohol was involved in more than 20% of both opioid- and benzodiazepine-related deaths reported to the Drug Abuse Warning Network in 2010.
This hypersensitivity reaction may be secondary to medications, infection, collagen-vascular disorders, or an occult malignancy. When it is localized to the skin, prognosis is excellent.
Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome is seen in some HIV-infected patients soon after initiation of antiretroviral therapy. The syndrome can "unmask" dormant opportunistic infections or aggravate existing infections.
A newly published study examines whether kidney transplant in eligible patients with HIV confers improved survival over renal replacement therapy. Results, here.
Long-term highly-active antiretroviral therapy can be associated with disturbing morphologic and metabolic changes. Nevaripine is added to three HAART regimens in this study to evaluate any mitigating effects.
Progressive numbness in 3 fingers on both hands led this computer programmer to diagnose himself as having carpal tunnel syndrome. But, there's more to this story.
In its classic form, ALS affects motor neurons at 2 or more levels supplying multiple regions of the body.
Mental illness is a risk factor for HIV infection. It brings a number of behavioral correlates that put patients at risk for getting infected. As HIV infection worsens, it begins to affect the brain, and cyclical relationship between the disease and mental illness begins.
Here, HIV/AIDS specialist, Dr Susan Ball, answers 6 questions about HIV infection that primary care clinicians commonly ask.