The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force found little evidence on the accuracy of screening pelvic examinations to detect various conditions, including ovarian cancer, bacterial vaginosis, genital herpes, or trichomoniasis.
The joint guideline from the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Rhythm Society is based on evidence published through October 2016.
A 79-year-old man is evaluated for a 3-month history of right hip pain. He points to the center of his right buttock when asked to identify the location of the pain. He has no radicular symptoms. He reports no focal trauma but believes his symptoms began after he stepped off a curb that was higher than anticipated. Medical history is otherwise unremarkable. His only medication is as-needed acetaminophen for pain. Following a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
Antidepressants, antianxiety drugs frequently detected in plasma of older adults admitted for hip fracture, study finds
Of the patient population studied, nearly two-thirds had psychotropic or analgesic drugs or both detected in their blood.
A key feature of the meeting is the presentation of ACP's priorities for 2017-2018 by Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP.
The center provides physicians with tools to assist in job searches and job postings for openings nationwide, as well as the opportunity to meet with potential employers.