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This study examined patient response to an online program designed to assist them in making well-informed decisions for several conditions, including whether to take statins to lower cholesterol.
Distal bowel perforation due to migration of a biliary stent is an exceedingly rare complication. How was it diagnosed in this patient?
Use this educational protocol to teach patients who are on anticoagulation therapy how to manage their nosebleeds.
In this commentary, the author reflects on how the online patient portal has enhanced the doctor/patient relationship, but challenges remain.
Evaluation for T-cell monoclonality often is necessary for the diagnosis of T-cell malignancy.
Get up-to-date on new antiviral regimens for hepatitis C.
Some residency programs may consider inappropriate content on a student's personal Facebook profile as grounds for rejection. Do medical students agree?
Endovascular procedures have become the first-line strategy for the treatment of infra-inguinal popliteal artery lesions, but is one stent more efficacious?
What are the keys to keeping patients with heart failure from being readmitted?
Read this book review. Joseph JT, Cardozo DL. Functional Neuroanatomy: An Interactive Text and Manual. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2004, 592 pp.
Gain more insight on the medical marijuana controversy and how it could impact your practice.
It is well known that sickle cell trait has a protective effect against malaria; but how?
Sleep disorders are common, but the frequency of sleep history documentation in hospitalized patients is unknown.
Healthcare providers lack basic knowledge regarding the assessment and identification of deliberate self-harm. Why are we missing the boat?
How does fidaxomicin compare to vancomycin for treatment of C. difficile?
Is Uterine Artery Embolization effective in the management of symptomatic enomyosis and does it have an acceptable long-term success rate?
Is PLNP a distinct entity among other types of plasma cell neoplasia?
Should low or low-normal blood pressure on hospital admission serve as a warning sign of poor prognosis in patients with acute myocardial infarction?
This strange case of a woman with high fever, sore throat, an extensive rash, along with itching, nausea, and muscle pain, presents a diagnostic challenge. What was the cause of her diverse symptoms?
This case study describes a hand-assisted laparoscopic suture rectopexy in a 32-year-old woman who presented with difficulty with her bowel habits, rectal prolapse, and anal pain.