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MKSAP Quiz: 8-year history of joint pain

These autoantibodies have specificity for rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis may occur in up to 20% of patients with hepatitis C virus infection and may mimic rheumatoid arthritis clinically and radiographically. ... Serum α-fetoprotein is elevated in
May 2017

Preventive care and personal responsibility

Personal responsibility is a virtue and a responsibility. I don't expect my patients to know how to treat Crohn's disease and Hepatitis C.
November 2020

Why should we care about conflicts of interest in medicine?

In the last few years we have seen major changes in the way we treat hepatitis C and elevated cholesterol levels. ... Guidelines released in 2015 for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic liver disease caused by a blood borne virus, suggested that we
November 2020

‘Gold standard’ underused for substance misuse

Cunningham, who heads her facility's opioid use disorder treatment program. “So we improve hepatitis C outcomes, we improve HIV outcomes, and so it's really about treating the whole person
November 2020

Warning on using hep C drugs with amiodarone

This update covers combining amiodarone, sofosbuvir, and another direct-acting antiviral for hepatitis C, as well as the approval of a non-invasive test to aid in the diagnosis of gastroparesis. ... A warning about combining amiodarone, sofosbuvir
June 2015

Keep up with vaccine recommendations

Meanwhile, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has also updated recommendations for existing vaccines against pertussis and hepatitis B. ... He added that it is the second vaccine available that also prevents forms of cancer
September 2013

6 keys to managing the cirrhotic inpatient

Vaccinate for viral hepatitis. “If somebody comes in and you notice they haven't been vaccinated for viral hepatitis, it's important to do that,” Dr. ... Young said. Check for immunity by looking for hepatitis B surface antibody and hepatitis A
July 2015

MKSAP Quiz: Rash, pain, fever and fatigue

Approximately 85% to 95% of cases of type II cryoglobulinemia are associated with hepatitis C virus infection, which this patient most likely has based on her constitutional symptoms, history of injection ... Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis secondary to
June 2011

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

2019 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) changes flu, hepatitis A and B vaccination advice for adults.
March 2019

Planned safe injection site aims to curb overdose deaths

Farley, who co-chaired the Opioid Task Force. “This is what she came up with: one to 18 cases of HIV, 15 to 213 cases of hepatitis C, and, most important, ... desired, and nurses and other trained staff would offer additional services, such as on-site
January 2020

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