Rates of cardiac catheterization, coronary revascularization, and cardiac rehabilitation after hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (MI) were compared in older patients with preexisting mild cognitive impairment versus those without impaired cognition.
20 Aug 2019
The first update of “Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine” exemplifies how hospital medicine has evolved and the skills that hospitalists need to have.
1 Feb 2017
Effective communication by primary care clinicians can improve adherence to necessary interventions after stroke, boost patient motivation, and reduce barriers to care, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association advised.
27 Jul 2021
Professional duties require physicians to recognize and address physician illness and impairment, but it is often difficult to recognize a colleague's condition and find an appropriate way of reporting and resolving it.
1 Sep 2019
Most effects were small and long-term evidence was sparse, and while there was no evidence suggesting serious harms from any of the interventions studied, data on harms were limited.
19 Jun 2018
A single study has gone a long way toward changing clinical practices.
1 Jan 2017
Two new studies support prophylactic, rather than therapeutic, anticoagulation for COVID-19 patients, and case reports provide more information about vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia.
15 Jun 2021
The consequences of postacute sequelae of COVID-19 have led to research into this emerging condition.
1 Jul 2021
A 55-year-old man is evaluated in follow-up for severe COPD, which was diagnosed 2 years ago. He has had two exacerbations in the past year requiring hospitalization, and his baseline exercise tolerance is low. Following a physical exam and other tests, what is most likely to benefit this patient?
14 Aug 2018
There are many methods for evaluating pain in the primary care setting, many of which can be completed by patients in the waiting room and have diagnostic value during the clinical encounter.
1 Jun 2020