Discussing lifetime vs. 10-year CVD risk estimates led to higher patient risk perception, willingness for therapy | ACP Internist Weekly | ACP Internist
Patients who were presented with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk information using a pictogram had lower perception of risk and were less willing to consider therapy than those presented with a bar graph or no graphic at all.
The blog FiveThirtyEight has this wonderful provocative article, ” Patients Can Face Grave Risks When Doctors Stick to the Rules Too Much .”...
Peripheral artery disease (PAD) has a bigger public health impact than many better known coronary vascular diseases, but awareness of sympto...
Statin-associated muscle pain is controversial and poorly understood. But the consequence of stopping cholesterol drugs has a much clearer downside. Counsel patients on potential side effects, and let them know that switching is preferable to
That statins work is without question. And with costs falling due to many drugs in the class going generic, physicians are now refining when to prescribe the ubiquitous drug class based on the degree of risk.
To improve metrics of diabetes care, 4 employed primary care practices at a health system in Texas worked to systematically improve HbA1c testing and started a “Saving Toes” campaign.
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