An expert offered tips on helping patients who catch the novel coronavirus and then can't shake the symptoms.
1 Jan 2021
Atrial fibrillation has been called “the bread and butter” of cardiology, and a condition that impacts all aspects of internal medicine practice.
1 Jun 2015
A 67-year-old woman is evaluated during a routine examination. She has a history of hip and knee pain related to degenerative joint disease. The joint pain is now well controlled with diclofenac, which was started 3 months ago. She does not have any gastrointestinal symptoms, and she takes the diclofenac with food most of the time. What is the most appropriate management?
20 Jun 2017
People with cardiopulmonary or hematologic disorders can be affected by the hypobaric environment aboard an aircraft, so they should undergo preflight evaluation before lift-off.
1 May 2019
A 48-year-old man with newly diagnosed hypertension is referred for an echocardiogram to assess findings of left ventricular hypertrophy noted on the electrocardiogram. He is asymptomatic, and his medical history is unremarkable other than hypertension. His only medication is chlorthalidone. Following a physical exam, cardiac exam, and transthoracic echocardiogram, what is the most appropriate management based on this patient's echocardiographic findings?
10 Nov 2015
Nuisance bleeding should not lead to changes in anticoagulation strategies in patients treated with oral anticoagulation, researchers concluded.
1 May 2018
A multicenter randomized trial compared postdischarge therapy in patients who were hospitalized for acute heart failure and had high CA-125 levels.
16 Aug 2016
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Oct 2020
A new scientific statement from the American Heart Association on the postthrombotic syndrome offers evidence-based prevention, diagnosis, and treatment strategies for inpatient and outpatient care.
30 Sep 2014
Among other recommendations, clinicians should include gross hematuria in their routine review of systems and specifically ask all patients with microscopic hematuria about any history of gross hematuria.
26 Jan 2016