Practical Guidance, Clinical Photo Archive and Headlines for Primary Care Clinicians
Adults who have survived childhood cancer are at high risk for serious illness but typically are not followed by an adult oncologist. You are likely to see the first suspicious signs.
A 28-year-old man reports pain on swallowing of a week's duration. He is otherwise in good health. Upper endoscopy and tissue biopsy reveal the cause. What do you see?
Men who get more exercise during the week are less likely to experience nocturia, according to one of the first studies to look at the relationship between physical activity and this specific lower urinary tract symptom in men.
Even the mundane irritants of daily life may be harmful to men's health according to research from Oregon State University's Center for Health Aging Research.
In patients diagnosed with HIV, early linkage to and retention in continuous HIV medical care are the most important components of care shown to improve health outcomes in this population.
Hypertension and diabetes, hypertension and stroke/dementia, renal artery stenosis and hypertension in children, pulmonary arterial hypertension, portal hypertensive gastropathy, central retinal vein occlusion—a close look at some common hypertension-related conditions.
Allergic contact dermatitis is common, can be debilitating for patients, and may mimic other dermatoses.
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.