Ten medical myths persist despite all the evidence.
1 Jun 2019
A 77-year-old man with a 5-year history of idiopathic cardiomyopathy is evaluated for progressive exertional fatigue and dyspnea. He has recently stopped carrying groceries in from the car because of his exertional dyspnea. He had an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator placed 3 years ago. Medical history is also significant for hypertension. Medications are lisinopril, 40 mg/d; metoprolol succinate, 25 mg/d; furosemide, 40 mg/d; and spironolactone, 25 mg/d. Following a physical exam and electrocardiogram, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
31 Jan 2017
There are now more medical school applicants than ever, and internal medicine underwent its largest Match in history. Experts weigh in on what's driving the sudden surge.
1 Jul 2021
The agency is accepting public comment until Jan. 13.
22 Dec 2015
Physicians with disabilities who applied to and eventually completed medical school reflect on the progress and accomplishments offered by the Americans with Disabilities Act during the past 30 years.
1 Feb 2020
Frailty status as assessed by mobility, disability, and nutritional status may predict death at 6 months or more after major cardiac surgery and functional decline after minimally invasive cardiac surgery.
23 Aug 2016
This issue also covers testosterone and men's health, as well as preconception care.
1 May 2020
Medical groups seek to implement the 4Ms—Medication, Mentation, Mobility, and What Matters—into practice when caring for elderly adults.
1 Mar 2020
Hip fractures among nursing home residents are associated with high mortality rates, functional decline
The frequently poor outcomes of nursing home residents who have a hip fracture were quantified by a new study.
1 Jul 2014
Good advance care planning should happen early in the treatment process to ensure that any treatment reflects the patient's values, goals, hopes, and fears.
1 Nov 2016