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.“ Also, lots of pharmacies
By 2030, more than 20% of the U.S. population is expected to be over the age of 65, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The expected rise in functional impairment in later years can be staved off with a healthy lifestyle.
conference at the meeting. ... asthma is worse,” said John Mastronarde, MD, director of the Asthma Center at Ohio State University and moderator of the asthma press conference.
Studies suggest the importance of screening, but convincing patients is another matter.
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.”.
When picturing air medical transport, many people think of helicopters, but there are often other options.
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.