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Guidance calls for increased awareness of drug-induced arrhythmias

Some arrhythmias caused by medications, such as bradyarrhythmias and atrial tachycardia, are notable mainly due to their symptoms, while others, such as Brugada syndrome and torsades de points, can lead to sudden death, a scientific statement from the American Heart Association said.
22 Sep 2020

New resource offers pearls for perioperative medicine

A recent book addresses perioperative medicine, including how to be a perioperative consultant, prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism, coexisting medical problems, and common postoperative complications.
1 Feb 2022

AHA releases scientific statement on cardiovascular health in African-American patients

Obesity, hypertension, and diabetes generally occur earlier in African-American patients than in white patients, and adverse health behaviors may partly explain the higher burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
31 Oct 2017

New knowledge on human microbiome impacts practice

As researchers discover more and more associations between the human microbiome and various states of health and disease, physicians grow closer to the aim of precision health and providing customized care to patients.
1 Jul 2018

Antidepressants, antianxiety drugs frequently detected in plasma of older adults admitted for hip fracture, study finds

Of the patient population studied, nearly two-thirds had psychotropic or analgesic drugs or both detected in their blood.
14 Mar 2017

Internal Medicine Meeting 2021 goes virtual

This year's Internal Medicine Meeting includes more than 125 virtual sessions of varying lengths, from bite-sized presentations to one-hour clinical sessions.
1 Mar 2021

Course offered in addiction medicine

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is offering a review course this month.
11 Sep 2012

Clinical reasoning now a ‘foundational basic science’

An important and emerging need for medical students is developing the ability to apply knowledge and use it to determine the correct diagnoses for individual patients. Diagnostic reasoning has only recently begun to be specifically taught in medical school and residency.
1 Nov 2015

NSAID use may be associated with increased VTE risk

There may be a statistically significant increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among users of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), a meta-analysis found.
30 Sep 2014

There are challenges when translating research to practice

Despite convincing results for many health care interventions, translating evidence from research into clinical practice is often challenging. What works in a research environment may not function in practice.
1 Apr 2016

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