When weighing the risks and benefits of aspirin for primary cardiovascular (CV) prevention in individual patients, clinicians must also consider other interventions that may lower risk, an accompanying editorial said.
ACP comments on the ABMS Continuing Board Certification: Vision for the Future Commission draft report
The comments were based on ACP's professional accountability principles.
A 62-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for recently diagnosed stage IIIA high-grade serous ovarian cancer. She underwent total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy and completed six cycles of chemotherapy with cisplatin and paclitaxel. The patient's paternal aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 52 years. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate test to perform next?
Prevalence of the four types of human papillomavirus (HPV) included in the original vaccine decreased most among women who were fully vaccinated but also decreased significantly among women who were unvaccinated between 2006 and 2017.
Decision aid did not help surrogates, clinicians agree on treatment goals for critically ill patients
Nearly all surrogates chose a more aggressive treatment goal for patients on life support than was suggested by a decision aid, despite the aid being based on surrogates' reports of patients' values.