Thyrotoxicosis from any cause, including medical treatment, was associated with an increased risk of being diagnosed with a cognitive disorder among those ages 65 years and older, a new analysis found.
31 Oct 2023
This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Sep 2023
A prognostic risk score could help primary care physicians decide on individual monitoring strategies for methotrexate toxicity after the first six months of a prescription, according to a new modeling study.
6 Jun 2023
Two authors discuss their recent study finding that Black patients were twice as likely as White patients to be described with negative words in their history and physical notes, particularly in inpatient records.
1 Apr 2022
ACP, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and Doctors Helping Doctors Transform Health Care developed a survey and analyzed 527 responses for the new report “Clinician Perspectives on Electronic Health Information Sharing for Transitions of Care.”
16 Oct 2012
A sizable number of patients with diabetes do not consistently fill their prescriptions or take less than the prescribed amount due to costs, but there are ways to make it easier on a patient's pocketbook.
1 May 2022
While risk-based screening strategies were robustly more cost-effective than the 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation in a modeling study, whether the results will be replicable in complex real-world clinical practice remains uncertain, an editorial noted.
7 Feb 2023
These three skills hold enormous opportunity to strengthen physicians' diagnostic acumen.
1 Mar 2022
Electronic health records (EHRs) are now a routine part of health care delivery, but their use can sometimes pose new ethical issues related to the accuracy of patient records and the patient-physician relationship.
2 Mar 2021
A smartphone app did not provide any additional reduction in blood pressure, and patients with hypertension would recommend a standard device as much as they would the app-connected device, a study concluded.
23 Aug 2022