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Abridged Diabetes Guidelines for Primary Care: 6 Noteworthy Changes
The ADA provides an abridged version for PCPs of its annual Standards of Medical Care. Our slides summarize 6 updates important to primary care.
Eczema Herpeticum in a 4-Year-Old Girl
This diagnosis is a relative dermatologic emergency; presumptive treatment with antivirals should at least be considered if any suspicion exists.
Binge Eating Disorder: What You Need to Know
Only one-third of patients with eating disorders are ever asked about their problems with food. Screening in primary care is essential.
Bilateral Recurring Ear Pain and Discoloration in a 32-Year-Old Man
This episode of pain and ecchymotic pigmentation is far more intense than those he's had in the past. Does the patient's history offer clues to etiology?
Levamisole-Induced Necrotizing Vasculitis
How would this 34-year-old man become exposed to levamisole?
Death Is Not a Treatment Failure
In your effort to achieve a perfectly healthy body, you wind up hurting your health.
Doctor’s Death Is an “Inconvenience” for Patients
A physician is found dead, an apparent suicide. Other building tenants get the media’s attention—but not because they knew Dr Azkue.
8 ICD-10 Areas for Pediatricians to Watch
Research shows that pediatricians are at higher risk than other physician groups for financial loss as they transition to ICD-10. Here, 8 areas you can focus on now.
The Skinny on Dementia and Being Skinny
Underweight means highest risk, say researchers.
PCV13: Effective Against First-Episode CAP in Older Adults
The 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine reduced nearly by half vaccine-type community acquired pneumonia in adults aged 65 years and older.
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