Oncology (ASCO)'s 2020 virtual conference, held this spring.
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.
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.
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
Speakers can impact retention, as well as control (at least to some degree) which part of a talk stays with listeners, said one expert lecturer.
Malaria research is turning from short-term prophylaxis for travelers to elimination and eradication. Drug costs and new ethics rules for research are key drivers of the new direction.
Atrial fibrillation has been called “the bread and butter” of cardiology, and a condition that impacts all aspects of internal medicine practice.
Based on that “official” experience, he offered some tips to conference attendees on making a physician practice welcoming to patients of all sexual orientations.
Physicians should determine patients' aerobic fitness, which may be an even better indicator of their risk for heart disease and premature death than smoking and hypertension, according to a scientific statement.
Physicians may try to overcome their discomfort in talking about death by delivering an overly optimistic prognosis. But the eventual, inevitable decline may actually make the patient feel much worse. An effective strategy incorporates the patient's