Search results for "Screening and Prevention"

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CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

hepatitis C, according to one expert at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ... You've got both [groups of] people: older individuals who need to be screened, but, as well, there's this huge prevention [and] early intervention opportunity
January 2016

QD: News Every Day--ASCO asks Congress to address oncology access shortage

Advances in cancer treatment, screening and prevention have resulted in a record 13.7 million cancer survivors living in the U.S. ... These practices, concentrated in the South and West, serve more than one-third of new patients, according to ASCO’s
May 2022

Managing HIV with testing, prevention

It's very rewarding to be able to get these patients into care when we have such effective tools for prevention and treatment.”. ... In general, given recent advances in testing, prevention, and treatment, general internists are perfectly positioned to
March 2020

Lung screening's benefits, challenges

In the NLST, false-positive rates were 27.2% in the first year of screening and 15.9% in the second year, according to data published in the 2021 Task Force ... Low-dose CT screening is still the new kid on the block compared with mammography and other
March 2022

Rethinking the value of the annual exam

A mid-level team member could do the initial routine screening and identify issues that require attention by the physician, he said. ... ACP Patient Summaries. This College resource provides summaries of ACP guidelines for a wide range of diseases and
January 2010

Two-pronged plan to attack prediabetes

Earlier this year, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) issued updated recommendations on screening and prevention or delay of diabetes. ... Experts from around the world gathered to apply current research to a number of prediabetes issues, including
October 2008

Integrating routine HIV screening into practice

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HIV in the United States: at a glance. ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Association of Public Health Laboratories.
September 2016

Learning to learn: Simulators are easy, inexpensive to make

skills and procedures that can be used in the office and inpatient settings. ... skills. Topics include arthrocentesis and joint injections, common skin biopsy techniques, efficiency through effective communication, screening and prevention of diabetic
October 2010

Learning to learn: Ophthalmoscopic skills taught by simulation

necessary to essential information about supplies and equipment, indications and contraindications, and background diagnostic information. ... Topics include: arthrocentesis and joint injections, common skin biopsy techniques, efficiency through
April 2011

Calmer talk needed about mammography

The USPSTF represents an evidence-based view by experts in screening and prevention, and most of them are also clinicians in primary care fields of medicine.”. ... personalized cancer screening … [and that] personalized risk assessment and screening
February 2010

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