Valproate may sometimes be the only treatment option for epilepsy in women of childbearing age. An expert explains how to handle the issue.
ACP will continue to press federal and state regulators to block recently proposed insurance mergers, which may decrease choice and increase costs for patients and employers, reduce access due to changing and narrowing networks of physicians and hospitals, or prevent physicians from negotiation over provision of health services.
Now is the time to begin getting ready for the new Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 payment system, which will shift payment to a value-based model to reflect both the quality and efficiency (cost) of the care provided to a patient population.
This update covers a warning on sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors and approval of a trivalent vaccine for the prevention of seasonal influenza in people age 65 years and older.
A 42-year-old man comes to the office to discuss results of imaging studies, which were ordered because of a change in his pattern of chronic migraine. Headache episodes have now improved. Following a physical exam and noncontrast CT scan, what is the most appropriate next step in management?