It is important to optimally manage lifestyle factors, such as weight, dietary sodium, alcohol, and physical inactivity, and management should also include long-acting thiazide-like diuretics and addition of a mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist, the statement said.
A trial was stopped early after researchers determined that continued aspirin use appeared to yield no benefit.
A 32-year-old man is evaluated for an intermittent pruritic rash of 8 years' duration. Medical history is significant for mild persistent asthma. His only medications are an albuterol inhaler and an inhaled glucocorticoid. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment?
Rates of cancer detection and the number of positive test results per cancer case detected varied significantly by age and sex, which suggests that modifying positivity thresholds by subgroups might optimize screening program performance.
The authors define team-based health care as the promotion of health services to individuals, families, and/or their communities by at least two health professionals working collaboratively with patients and caregivers to achieve coordinated, high-quality care.
ACT for Better Diagnosis™, an initiative of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, aims to improve the diagnostic process by calling on organizations to identify and spread practical steps to better ensure diagnoses are Accurate, Communicated, and Timely.