Adjusting for the physicians' detection rate did not alter the differences in risk associated with race/ethnicity, the study noted.
The guidelines address ongoing monitoring, treatment agreements, and state prescription drug monitoring programs, among other areas.
A 21-year-old woman is evaluated for mosquito bites on her arms and legs that she received 1 week ago that she has been scratching regularly. One of the bites on her left thigh is now painful with a small amount of drainage. She otherwise feels well, has no significant medical history, and takes no medications. A weeping red papule with overlying honey-colored crust is present on the anterior left thigh. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment?
Cartilage volume loss was significantly greater in the triamcinolone group than in the placebo group, and there was no significant difference in pain between groups.
The presentation will include the plan, do, study, act cycle; process mapping; and lean processes.
Physician editor: Philip Masters, MD, FACP