Health & Medicine Journal & Academic : Health & Medical

- Rss

Routine Offering of HIV Testing to Hospitalized Pediatric Patients at University Teaching Hospital,

Routine Offering of HIV Testing to Hospitalized Pediatric Patients at University Teaching Hospital,

Routine counseling and antibody testing of pediatric inpatients can identify large numbers of HIV-seropositive children in high prevalence settings.......[Read More]
Detectable Symptomatology and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Detectable Symptomatology and Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Can a statistical model incorporating both risk factors and prediagnosis symptomatology improve prediction of pancreatic cancer enough to provide practical estimates of risk?......[Read More]
Comorbidity in Patients With Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Comorbidity in Patients With Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

Branch retinal vein occlusion is a common retinal vascular disorder in older people. Might it serve as a diagnostic marker for other disorders such as hypertension and other vascular disease?......[Read More]
Dysnatraemia in Heart Failure

Dysnatraemia in Heart Failure

For patients with heart failure, serum sodium may have a meaningful message. . .......[Read More]
Cholecystectomy in a Patient With Situs Inversus Totalis

Cholecystectomy in a Patient With Situs Inversus Totalis

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy is the treatment of choice for symptomatic cholelithiasis, but can it be successfully performed in a patient with situs inversus?......[Read More]
Emerging Technology in Diabetes Mellitus

Emerging Technology in Diabetes Mellitus

The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and the UK Prospective Diabetes Study have clearly established the benefit of near-normalization of blood glucose levels to reduce the risk of chronic complications in individuals with diabetes mellitus.......[Read More]
Postconcussive Syndrome Following Sports-Related Concussion

Postconcussive Syndrome Following Sports-Related Concussion

Primary care physicians are often the first to evaluate patients with postconcussion syndrome. This review summarizes both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options for PCS in primary care.......[Read More]
Multidimensional Role of Calcium in Atrial Fibrillation

Multidimensional Role of Calcium in Atrial Fibrillation

Learn more about important and relatively underappreciated multidimensional roles of cellular calcium in atrial fibrillation.......[Read More]
Improving Adherence to Guidelines for VTE Prevention

Improving Adherence to Guidelines for VTE Prevention

Which methods may improve the application of VTE prevention guidelines to clinical practice?......[Read More]
Actual Medical and Pharmacy Costs for Bariatric Surgery

Actual Medical and Pharmacy Costs for Bariatric Surgery

While bariatric surgery may be costly, the return on investment is high, and costs may be recouped more quickly that once believed.......[Read More]
Capgras Syndrome Related to Diazepam Treatment

Capgras Syndrome Related to Diazepam Treatment

A 78 year old man, with a long history of GAD, seemed to develop Capgras syndrome as an adverse reaction to diazepam.......[Read More]
Expanding Primary Care Availability With Nurse Practitioners

Expanding Primary Care Availability With Nurse Practitioners

Read this new article to learn more about how nurse practitioners are helping to fill an important role in patient care, especially in parts of the United States where a shortage of primary care doctors may exist.......[Read More]
Spanish Initiative for a Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum

Spanish Initiative for a Doctor of Pharmacy Curriculum

Can courses in Spanish better prepare pharmacy students?......[Read More]
Vitamin D Deficiency is a Predictor of Survival in HF

Vitamin D Deficiency is a Predictor of Survival in HF

How does vitamin D dosing affect cardiovascular outcomes -- in patients with heart failure?......[Read More]
Hand Hygiene and Face Touching in Family Medicine Offices

Hand Hygiene and Face Touching in Family Medicine Offices

Family medicine offices are potential hot spots for the transmission of common infectious diseases. Are physicians and staff taking the proper precautions?......[Read More]
Are Air Pollution and Traffic Associated With Atherosclerosis?

Are Air Pollution and Traffic Associated With Atherosclerosis?

Learn more about the impact of exposure to particulate matter and night-time traffic noise on the development of atherosclerosis.......[Read More]
Exercise and Competitive Sports in Patients With an ICD

Exercise and Competitive Sports in Patients With an ICD

Get new insights that may alter exercise recommendations for ICD patients.......[Read More]
Externalized Aggressive Behaviors in Borderline Personality

Externalized Aggressive Behaviors in Borderline Personality

Borderline personality disorder is commonly characterized by deliberate self-harm. How prevalent is externalized aggressive behavior in these patients?......[Read More]
Associations Between Alcohol and CHD Risk Factors

Associations Between Alcohol and CHD Risk Factors

Find out about the effects of long-term alcohol consumption on blood pressure and body mass index.......[Read More]
Care of the Patient With an Autism Spectrum Disorder

Care of the Patient With an Autism Spectrum Disorder

What potential complications are associated with autism spectrum disorders?......[Read More]