An industry-funded study found benefit with bamlanivimab plus etesevimab for high-risk ambulatory COVID-19 patients, the FDA noted a possible increased risk for Guillain-Barré syndrome with the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, and two studies looked at COVID-19 messaging for minority populations.
Topics covered will include current recommendations, immunizations in patients with high-risk chronic conditions, and strategies for increasing vaccination rates.
A 52-year-old woman is evaluated for a 1-year history of a 6.8-kg (15-lb) weight gain, easy bruising, hypertension, and worsening diabetes control. Lab studies reveal hypercortisolism. What is the most likely cause?
A retrospective observational study used Medicare data to compare outcomes of apixaban, rivaroxaban, and dabigatran with warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Only general internal medicine, endocrinology, and geriatrics had more women than men, and only 26% of full professors were women, according to an analysis of U.S. internal medicine faculty in 2018 to 2019.