Practical Guidance, Clinical Photo Archive and Headlines for Primary Care Clinicians

“Distracted-doctoring” is the label widely attached to the activity behind the exam room door that now includes clinician, patient, and laptop computer. But typically there are other wireless electronic devices in the room and most commonly it’s a smart phone of some variety. Now who’s distracted?

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A new study investigates the impact of epidemiologic factors on time trends for AIDS-defining and non-AIDS-defining cancers.

The downward trend in incidence parallels increased life-expectancy among infected patients stabilized on HAART. However, a new study finds that not all populations are equally affected.

You have probably read the news by now -- but do you recall the most remarkable rates of decline? Was it in MI? Lower-limb amputations? Death after hyperglycemic crisis? Check your memory with this quick quiz.

If common mechanisms underlying cryptogenic stroke can be clarified, we will need to re-evaluate the current approach to secondary prevention. Here, elucidation of "emoblic stroke of undetermined source."

A recent study uses results of advanced coronary vessel imaging to compare the presence and extent of subclinical atherosclerosis in HIV-infected and non-infected men.

A greater focus on potential barriers may help prevent errors, increased costs, and poor patient outcomes.

Back and neck complaints rank among the top reasons for visits to primary care physicians. Take this week’s photo quiz to test your knowledge of these sometimes mysterious disorders.

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