An editorial called the possibility of discontinuing opioids while reducing pain and improving function and quality of life heartening, and encouraged physicians to work to reduce or discontinue long-term opioids.
Adding aripiprazole to antidepressant therapy may help treat patients with resistant major depressive disorder
A study group that added aripiprazole to current therapy significantly exceeded remission rates compared to a group that switched antidepressants.
A 46-year-old man is evaluated for fever, dysuria, and urinary frequency of 1 day's duration. He also notes a sensation of deep pelvic pain near the rectum. He has no urethral discharge or testicular pain. Rectal examination reveals a tender and tense prostate. What is the most appropriate treatment?
While short-term prediction of headaches in persons with migraine using daily stress inventories has potential, further refinement is needed.
Two ACP modules, eligible for CME and Maintenance of Certification Practice Assessment points, offer help for physicians to ensure that patients receive care that is consistent with their values, goals, and preferences and to identify patients with atrial fibrillation.