The ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway provides guidance to clinicians who treat patients with cardiovascular disease who are also smokers.
It's easy for patients to seek out information that backs up their beliefs and dismiss other sources as "fake news."
Hearing loss affects more than 50% of Americans 60 years or older.
Disproportionate familial duties, few women in positions of leadership, a low retention rate of women, and unequal compensation contribute to gender inequality in the fields of pulmonary medicine, critical care, and sleep medicine.
Many patients intentionally withhold information from clinicians.
Untreated hearing loss is associated with increased healthcare utilization and costs.
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Healthcare providers should educate all patients with COPD about their flight-related risks and the need to seek medical advice before flying.
In animal studies, the treatment was associated with improvement in both motor and cognitive function.
A significant number of violent injuries are going unreported to police departments.
The generic version of the EpiPen Jr (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.15mg as well as additional supply of the generic version of the EpiPen Auto-Injector 0.3mg will be made available in 2019.
Engaging with media while exercising may provide important motivation for those who are exercise-averse.
The FDA approval was supported by clinical data describing structural and functional characterization, preclinical data, human pharmacokinetic data, clinical immunogenicity data, and other data which showed no clinically meaningful differences between Truxima and Rituxan.
The year-long Phase 2b trial, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will enroll approximately 420 couples that are seeking pregnancy prevention across 3 US sites (Los Angeles, Seattle, and Kansas City).
There are concerns that physician discretion in billing may be used inappropriately.
Medical students experience a significantly elevated risk for depression, suicidality, and burnout during their education, even if they matriculate in relatively good health.
Artificial intelligence and mobile technology combined in a smartphone app demonstrated an ability to accurately measure and respond to urgency of patients' pain.
The Agency conducted testing on 26 separate kratom products which revealed levels of nickel and lead considered not safe for human consumption.
The FDA announcement came a day after the release of findings from an investigation into medical device safety worldwide.
A study by the National Survey of Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) found that from 2002-2014 the proportion of adults aged 50 to 64 who reported cannabis use in the past year more than tripled from 2.9% to 9.0%. Among adults age 65 or older, there was more than a ten-fold increase (from 0.2% to 2.1%).
Patient and family partnership in care should include treatment of patients and families with dignity and respect.
Switching from low- to high-deductible insurance delayed testing and care for macrovascular symptoms in people with diabetes.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a statement responding to the use of tear gas on families and children seeking asylum at the US-Mexico border.
Seven key practice areas for the use of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid use disorders were updated with new evidence-based recommendations.
In addition to the 1000mg tablet, Siklos is also available in 100mg tablets.
The patient-facing PREPARE advance care planning program plus an easy-to-read advance directive significantly increases documentation of advance care planning and patient-reported engagement.
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Women in medical school were 220% more likely to report sexual harassment by faculty or staff than their counterparts in STEM.
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