The Advanced Cardiac Life Support guidelines are due out in 2015 and may pose some shocking changes: faster beats-per-minute chest compressions, a de-emphasis on hypothermia, and a new length of time for continuing cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Our Conference Coverage section in this issue is from Digestive Disease Week 2014and the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting, held this spring in Chicagoand Philadelphia, respectively.
Conference coverage focuses on studies about abdominal obesity, symptoms and the importance of dialing 911 first. ... That was the upshot of a study (see “,” below) at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2008, where
There are 4 types of fever of unknown origin, and distinguishing among them starts with the first step: Look for clues from the history and other presenting symptoms.
Experiments have shown negative biological effects from the flavor chemicals in e-cigarettes.
Qaseem. Researchers at the conference also considered new ways to collaborate and combine resources. ... Presenters at the G-I-N conference also tackled issues such as overdiagnosis, which Dr.
Primary care physicians can offer more specific advice when they suggest exercise##mdash;frequency, intensity and type, for example##mdash;to increase their patients' likelihood of following through.
A single study has gone a long way toward changing clinical practices.
An enduring challenge is figuring out why patients appear to have resistant hypertension and how to cure them of it.
Most complaints of memory problems aren't related to cognitive impairments, and as such they can be alleviated with a few simple tips.