For the few cases of diarrhea severe enough to warrant medical attention, consider infections, toxicity, food allergies and medicine reactions, says a speaker from Internal Medicine 2009.
Unlike many of the conditions an internist treats, most doctors have had personal experience with diarrhea.
Martinez said. In terms of the new agents' downsides, “Man, they are expensive, really expensive,” he said, and the insurance coverage for them is variable and confusing.
conference at the meeting. ... of the asthma press conference.
Speakers at a recent Business of Medicine Summit had some grim predictions and urgent alerts for attendees: “Start preparing for that storm that's partly on the coast but not here yet.”.
Studies suggest the importance of screening, but convincing patients is another matter.
When picturing air medical transport, many people think of helicopters, but there are often other options.
California San Francisco (UCSF)'s Management of the Hospitalized Patient conference in October.
An expert sorts through the drug research pipeline to find novel medicines that are relevant to internal medicine, including rivaroxaban for VTE, telcagepant for migraines and anacetrapib for increasing HDL.
A postdischarge transition clinic staffed by a primary care physician and other clinicians appeared to reduce readmission risk in a vulnerable patient population.