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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]
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]
Anger Management and Stress Control for Smoking Cessation

Anger Management and Stress Control for Smoking Cessation

Can a cognitive behavioral therapy-oriented anger management and stress control program increase the success of quitting smoking?......[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]
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]
Cancer Screening of Long-term Cancer Survivors

Cancer Screening of Long-term Cancer Survivors

Do screening rates differ between people with and without a history of cancer?......[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]
Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Mild Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for Mild Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Can women with symptomatic mild vaginal prolapse benefit from pelvic floor muscle training in a primary care setting?......[Read More]
Tumor MLH1 Promoter Region Methylation in Lynch Syndrome

Tumor MLH1 Promoter Region Methylation in Lynch Syndrome

Is MLH1 promoter region methylation analysis a more effective pre-screen for Lynch syndrome than BRAF testing?......[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]
Association of Hospital Quality Ratings With Adverse Events

Association of Hospital Quality Ratings With Adverse Events

This study surveyed recently discharged hospital patients regarding their experiences with adverse events. How did these events influence their perception of quality of care?......[Read More]
Screening for Asymptomatic Genital Herpes

Screening for Asymptomatic Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is one of the most common STIs in the US and is incurable, yet only a small fraction of individuals with herpes are aware of their infection.......[Read More]
Management of Cognitive and Behavioral Problems in Dementia

Management of Cognitive and Behavioral Problems in Dementia

Family physicians play a crucial role in the care of patients with dementia. Review both pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic strategies for treating behavior and cognitive problems in these patients.......[Read More]
Alzheimer Disease, Lewy Body, and Parkinson Dementia

Alzheimer Disease, Lewy Body, and Parkinson Dementia

New guidelines outlined in the DSM-5 are presented to promote annual screening and early diagnosis of mild cognitive deficits by primary care providers.......[Read More]