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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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Ewing Sarcoma With Extensive Neural Differentiation

Ewing Sarcoma With Extensive Neural Differentiation

This report highlights the occurrence of prominent neural differentiation in Ewing sarcoma in the testis, cervix, and lung. What are the implications for diagnosis and clinical outcome?......[Read More]