Following resuscitation with naloxone, clinicians commonly recommend an observation period to monitor for rebound apnea and other symptoms. Patient refusal of this recommendation is common, although rarely discussed in the literature.
As there exist limited conclusions about blue-light therapy for acne, clinicians and patients should consider the balance between benefits and adverse events, as well as costs, when considering this therapy.
True acupuncture is more effective than placebo and standard care in reducing the number and severity of radiation-induced xerostomia (dry mouth) symptoms at 1 year following treatment in patients with head and neck cancer.
In this prospective study of patients with biopsy-proven NAFLD, daily aspirin use was associated with less severe histologic features of NAFLD and NASH, and with lower risk for progression to advanced fibrosis.
Results from a narrative review published in the Journal of Medical Ethics suggest broad yet conditional support for data sharing among patients and the general public, with many studies citing concerns about confidentiality, privacy, data security, risk management, and accountability.
Evidence suggests that antidepressant medication and CBT are similarly effective in acute treatment of MDD and combination therapy appears to be more effective in acute depressive episodes than either therapeutic approach alone.