Veterans who received opioid prescriptions from both inside and outside the Veterans Affairs health system had two to three times the risk for fatal overdose versus those who received prescriptions from only one source.
Patients with atrial fibrillation or venous thromboembolism who received aspirin without a clear therapeutic indication in addition to warfarin had higher rates of bleeding and similar rates of thrombosis.
A 65-year-old man is evaluated for a 1-month history of progressive malaise, myalgia, a 3.6-kg (8.0-lb) weight loss, and numbness and weakness of the right foot; left testicular pain for 1 week; and a painful rash on his legs for 2 days. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and other tests, what is the most likely diagnosis?
A validated automated device that can be programmed to take an average of at least three readings should be considered the preferred approach for evaluating blood pressure in the office, according to the statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).
ACP partners with TIME’S UP Healthcare, Women's Wellness through Equity and Leadership Project to promote safety, equity in health care
TIME’S UP Healthcare is linked to a network of leading health care institutions committed to increasing safety and equity in the industry, while the Women's Wellness through Equity and Leadership Project fosters the development of female physician leaders to build a healthier, more equitable work experience.
The audio presentation features guidance from ACP, along with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Physicians, on a clinician's role in transitional health care, among other topics.