An accompanying editorial suggested that out-of-office blood pressure monitoring be used to distinguish between white-coat hypertension and sustained hypertension in patients with high blood pressure measurements in the office.
Even when adequately controlled, HIV is associated with increased cardiovascular risk, said a recent scientific statement from the American Heart Association, which offered advice on risk assessment and preventive treatment.
A 55-year-old woman is evaluated for an 18-month history of increasingly severe knee pain with the inability to arise when seated on the floor. She does not have pain at rest or nocturnal pain. Following a physical exam and radiography, what is the most appropriate management?
The cost of a hospitalization was higher at a major teaching hospital than a nonteaching hospital, but physician costs and 30-day postacute care costs were lower, according to an analysis of common medical and surgical conditions among Medicare patients.
ACP's methodology meets the standards of the Guidelines International Network and the National Academy of Medicine.
The Cochrane US Network will focus on producing high-quality evidence on priority topics for the United States, among other goals.