A study of 805,454 U.S. adults suggested that physical therapy after presentation for dizziness was associated with a reduction in fall risk over the next year.
19 Sep 2023
Because of the association between hearing loss and reduced cognition or dementia, physicians should intervene to treat this common condition of aging.
1 Apr 2023
An updated guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery cautions that due to the variety of clinical presentations in patients with definite and probable Ménière's disease, a full and accurate diagnosis may take months to attain.
14 Apr 2020
With targeted testing, especially in those who present with kidney stones and bone density issues, internists can help patients with this disorder get appropriate care.
1 Apr 2022
The guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation defines useful actions for clinicians, identifies quality improvement opportunities, and offers recommendations for clinical practice.
14 Jan 2020
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Jun 2020
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
Awareness and early diagnosis are key to improving outcomes in cases of like anosmia and hyposmia, experts say.
1 Mar 2019
Among other recommendations, clinicians should order neck CT or MRI with contrast in patients with a neck mass who are thought to be at increased risk for malignancy.
19 Sep 2017
The most common ear, nose, and throat conditions of sinusitis, hearing loss, vertigo, and tinnitus can be evaluated and treated in the primary care office, but the internist must take care to work through the wide range of symptoms.
1 Nov 2017