New ACP practice points say not to use chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine alone or in combination with azithromycin for COVID-19 except in trials, and a new study finds that testing for the novel coronavirus is most accurate one to three days after symptom onset.
Patients taking apixaban, dabigatran, or rivaroxaban had lower rates of hip and vertebral fractures than those taking warfarin, with no difference seen between the direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs).
A 28-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for elevated blood pressure measurements during pregnancy. She is at 12 weeks' gestation of her first pregnancy. She feels well, and the pregnancy has been otherwise uncomplicated. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most likely cause of this patient's elevated blood pressure?
The American College of Rheumatology noted that the drug is the preferred choice for urate-lowering therapy in all patients, including those with moderate to severe chronic kidney disease.
The five-day course will be held July 13-17, 2020. Participants will be able to livestream lectures and participate in the course from their preferred device.
To be considered by the Governance Committee, all candidates for new Regent must declare their intent to be a candidate by Aug. 1.