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.
A recent study found the lower cost to be the result of fewer episodes of major bleeding in patients treated with apixaban.
Can a medical practice survive without taking Medicare? Many are being forced to try. Here, one family physician lists her reasons for walking away.
Neuroarthropathy, mucormycosis, necrobiosis lipoidica, diabetic myonecrosis, hypertriglyceridemia, papillomatosis, perleche—these visual presentations cover a range of diabetes-related problems.
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.
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.