Health & Medicine Journal & Academic : Health & Medical
Find out what the diagnosis of resistant hypertension indicates in terms of long-term outcomes.
Many older adults are ill-prepared for natural disasters, according to a survey of older Americans. How can disaster preparedness be improved among this population?
Might an implementation of an intervention to improve inter-professional collaboration translate to improved patient safety?
This reassuring cohort study of almost one million adolescent girls found no evidence of association between exposure to HPV vaccine and the risk of serious adverse events.
Scientists and Doctors have chased malaria for centuries. This paper reviews the theories and treatments for malaria from ancient times until today.
A comprehensive overview of what you need to know about prescribing and managing the novel direct thrombin inhibitor dabigatran.
Rhabdomyolysis is a potentially lethal syndrome with a wide range of metabolic and clinical aspects. It is caused by skeletal muscle injury that results in the release of myoglobin and other cellular contents into the circulatory system.
Explore how fear factors into the inflammatory response of an acute coronary event.
Learn more about new oral anticoagulants as an alternative for vitamin K antagonists to prevent stroke.
Patients with blunt hepatic trauma can be safely managed nonoperatively if they show hemodynamic stability.
Silicoproteinosis is a variant of pulmonary alveolar proteinosis associated with silica dust exposure that is often misdiagnosed as CAP.
Medication sharing is a source of medical errors as well as illicit use by the patient. What are the frequency, circumstances and societal and personal consequences of prescription medication-sharing?
Two trends, open access and social media, are changing the peer review process. Is research quality being adversely affected?
This review explores the use of a simple, low-cost clinician-carer communication tool for hospitalized patients with dementia. Can it improve patient safety?
With the shift in genetic testing from targeted approaches to broader ones that look at the entire genome, incidental findings are likely to increase. What are the ramifications?
The recommended pharmacological treatments for benign prostatic hyperplasia-- 5-alpha reductase inhibitors and alpha-blockers--may all contribute to sexual dysfunction--as may the disease itself.
Does liraglutide offer greater glycemic contol and weight reduction than sitagliptin in clinical practice?
Can courses in Spanish better prepare pharmacy students?
Results of early studies suggested that education slowed cognitive decline, but subsequent reports challenged this finding. Could methodological flaws explain these inconsistent results?
While a penicillin allergy was initially suspected in this young child with an itching papular rash at the site of an injection, the cause turned out to be a common, but often hidden ingredient.