A secondary analysis of the Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) trial analyzed data from eight U.S. centers for 1,635 community-dwelling adults with functional limitations who were 70 to 89 years of age.
The goals of the Physician Well-being and Professional Satisfaction Initiative include creating a culture of wellness and enhancing well-being, among others.
A 28-year-old man is evaluated for right knee pain that began 2 days ago. He was playing football when he stopped suddenly and pivoted to make a catch. He heard a popping sound and immediately developed severe pain in his right knee. Within 30 minutes, the knee became swollen. Since the injury, he has been able to bear weight, but he has discomfort with ambulation and reports feeling that his right knee is going to buckle. Following a physical exam, what is the most likely diagnosis?
Study authors caution physicians to closely monitor new users of long-acting beta2-agonists (LABAs) or long-acting antimuscarinic antagonists (LAMAs) for cardiovascular symptoms.
A new ethics case study from ACP provides commentary on the ethical ramifications and on whether and how doctors should raise the matter with patients.
The American Heart Association (AHA) recently released an expert consensus decision pathway that provides practical tips, tables, and figures to help physicians provide optimal care to patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.