Psoriasis is the most common autoimmune disease. Other skin conditions might seem like psoriasis, so ruling out the look-alikes is important. This compact slide show provides visual presentations of various lesions.
Oral lesions, often the harbingers of early HIV infection, rank among the most common complaints for which HIV-positive patients seek primary care. This compact slide show provides visual presentations of these and other lesions associated with HIV.
ASH is the largest organization of hypertension researchers and health care providers in the United States committed to preventing and treating hypertension and its consequences. The editors of ConsultantLive bring you updates from the 2013 ASH conference in San Francisco, CA. Read More
More than 1300 physicians of all specialties responded to the 2012 survey. Many of the respondents are primary care physicians. See how your colleagues responded and learn what concerns them most.Read more
A European review of best practices in diagnosing and treating iron-deficiency anemia in patients with IBD prompted this GI specialist to note that the primary care setting is the ideal safety net for patients in this situation.
Simvastatin 40 mg once daily was shown to attenuate increases in cardiorespiratory fitness in response to exercise training. Here, the lead author discusses details of the study and the clinical implications for primary care practice.
The ConsultantLive.com podcast archive includes the series Cardiology Now—discussions between Dr Payal Kohli of the University of California San Francisco and experts in cardiovascular medicine including Drs Christopher Cannon, Deepak Bhatt of the TIMI study group at Harvard and Dr Roger Blumenthal, Director of the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease at Johns Hopkins. See More Multimedia »
Featured in this section are short videos of practical dermatology webinars given by Dr Ted Rosen, Professor of Dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of the Dermatology Service at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, both in Houston, Texas. Each segment offers concise, practical clinical guidance on a specific dermatologic condition seen frequently in primary care. See More Multimedia »
Diagnostic Champions’ Challenge on Consultant Live Test your diagnostic skills and knowledge by quickly identifying and assessing various mental health disorders. The Psychiatric Times Diagnostic Champions' Challenge is meant to educate and entertain. Test your clinical acumen in this activity that is sure to make you think.…
Our “one and done” approach to helping patients change entrenched behavior is a bit like making pock-marks on a mountain and saying we moved it. I long for clinical systems that tap the geophysical energy of time and persistence.