Recommendations from the American Gastroenterological Association and the Joint Task Force for Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters cover use of proton-pump inhibitors, steroids, diets, and endoscopic dilation.
4 May 2020
An 18-year-old man is evaluated during a preparticipation physical examination for his college soccer team. He is asymptomatic. He describes no limitation in his exercise capacity. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate test to perform?
20 Sep 2022
According to a systematic review, brief screening instruments are effective for anxiety screening, but the optimal screening interval is uncertain.
9 Jun 2020
A French target trial emulation, which refers to the use of observational data to mimic a randomized controlled trial, found that maternal relapse of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and premature births were less common when patients continued anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) therapy after 24 weeks of pregnancy than when the drugs were discontinued.
27 Sep 2022
The guidelines from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) will aid clinicians' decision making for patients undergoing upper endoscopy in North America, the authors said.
17 Dec 2019
A 29-year-old woman requests advice after receipt of a direct-to-consumer genetic test result that included BRCA gene analysis. She has no breast symptoms and has not undergone any previous breast cancer screening. Following a physical exam and other findings, what is the most appropriate management?
13 Sep 2022
The guidelines pertain to organized screening programs for women ages 40 to 75 years who are at average risk for breast cancer and address screening type and frequency, as well as follow-up of abnormal results.
26 Nov 2019
Among other recommendations, the draft guidelines favor oral antibiotic therapy with doxycycline, amoxicillin, cefuroxime axetil, or phenoxymethylpenicillin over other antimicrobials for treatment of Lyme disease.
2 Jul 2019
The Governance Committee of the American College of Physicians places in nomination candidates for College governance.
1 Nov 2022
For sudden hearing loss, urgent evaluation and initiation of treatment are important, according to a guideline update from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.
13 Aug 2019