Researchers used Medicare data to examine eight-year follow-up of two screening strategies: continuing annual mammography after a certain age or ceasing to screen.
Cardiovascular events similar, adverse effects worse with chlorthalidone compared to hydrochlorothiazide
Chlorthalidone was associated with a significantly higher risk of hypokalemia, hyponatremia, acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, type 2 diabetes, and abnormal weight gain.
A 36-year-old man is evaluated for a 10-day history of abdominal cramping, diarrhea, malaise, and nausea. Diarrhea is watery without mucus or blood. He recently returned from a trip to Lima, Peru. Following a physical exam and stool assay, what is the most appropriate treatment?
Electronic messaging and academic detailing improved clinicians' comfort with prescribing anticoagulation in certain situations, but rates of appropriate anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation did not change significantly, a trial found.
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