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A can't-miss cause of resistant hypertension

While the Endocrine Society guideline recommends using the plasma aldosterone-to-renin ratio to screen patients for primary aldosteronism, cutoff values for interpreting a positive test are variable. ... However, in many cases, the aldosterone-to-renin
May 2021

Success in ACOs depends on collaboration

Physicians will also have to work within the ACO's guidelines to meet goals for patient outcomes and cost-effectiveness. ... If the patient has been screened more often than guidelines suggest, you and your colleagues can change practice to fall within
July 2013

Fecal transplant pills, other innovations in C. difficile treatment

difficile, which gives Dr. Gerding pause about the current guideline recommendation to use metronidazole for mild to moderate cases and treat a first recurrence with the same drug that was tried ... difficile guidelines should offer less support for
November 2014

Rethinking a no-brainer

The current guidelines (2013) make no recommendation. I think there are a couple of important lessons here:. • ... Practice guidelines should be very “humble” about what they recommend, especially in an age when adherence to “standards” is used
December 2021

Reconciling conflicting diabetes guidance

systematically reviewing existing guidelines along with the evidence contained in the reviewed guidelines. ... And Dr. Leffert said endocrinologists believe that using guidelines with personalized care is best for patients.
June 2018

4 steps to managing osteoarthritis pain in the elderly

Dr. Scanzello pointed out that the 2014 Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) guidelines for nonsurgical management of knee osteoarthritis recommend different approaches based on whether patients have single or multiple joints
July 2016

Internists don't need to defer treating pain

Clinical guidelines on pain management have added strong language about addiction assessment and now advise physicians to first consider other lines of treatment, said Roger Chou, FACP, a general internist at ... He is also the author of several clinical
May 2011

Optimizing medical therapy after stroke

About 20% of ischemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation have symptomatic coronary artery disease, while others are at risk for it, the guidelines note. ... Antithrombotic therapy for atrial fibrillation: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of
June 2016

How to manage sinusitis, CAP in outpatients

drainage, facial pain), worsening symptoms after initial improvement, or lack of improvement after 10 days, according to 2012 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines. ... IDSA guidelines on drug choice and duration suggest using a
July 2016

Diagnosing a disorder with few symptoms

Whitaker. The 1990 National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference statement on diagnosis and management of asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism lists the guidelines for surgery, and a few modifications were made in ... Patients with
March 2012

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