Practical Guidance, Clinical Photo Archive and Headlines for Primary Care Clinicians
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.
Persons with a genetic predisposition to obesity who eat fried foods are at higher risk for obesity than those without a genetic predisposition.
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.