Practical Guidance, Clinical Photo Archive and Headlines for Primary Care Clinicians
Do you have a good teaching case with an accompanying clinical photograph (or 2)? We are inviting fresh new cases on any aspect of primary care. We offer a $50 honorarium for accepted cases. More details on submission, here.
Post-hoc analysis of the ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 study looked at safety and efficacy of a novel oral anticoagulant in distinct groups with paroxysmal, persistent, or permanent atrial fibrillation.
Test yourself on symptoms of Löfgren syndrome, comorbdities of Down syndrome; complications of diabetes, and more in this week’s quiz.
The prediction of more shallow sleep in overweight and obese men with high testosterone levels is useful because poor sleep quality has been linked to an increased risk of diabetes and hypertension.
A new study finds that ablation for atrial flutter reduces hospital-based costs, symptoms, and risk of atrial fibrillation. For stroke risk? Continue anticoagulation.
Oral lesions, often the harbingers of early HIV infection, rank among the most common complaints for which HIV-positive patients seek primary care. Here we offer visual presentations of these and other lesions associated with HIV.
Pamela Wible, MD is a family physician in solo practice in Oregon. She accepts most insurance plans. But, to protect herself, her practice, and her patients, she is very clear on what type of contract she will not sign.
Antiretroviral therapy has greatly reduced the incidence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. But, a new study finds the risk is still high even at low levels of HIV infection.
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.