Search results for "Rheumatology"
Increased suicide risk, but not overall mortality, with fibromyalgia
Plasma renin activity helps predict response to antihypertensive medications
24 Aug 2010
MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of left knee pain
A 76-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-month history of left knee pain of moderate intensity that worsens with ambulation. She reports minimal pain at rest and no nocturnal pain. There are no clicking or locking symptoms. She has tried naproxen and ibuprofen but developed dyspepsia; acetaminophen provides mild to moderate relief. Following a physical exam, lab results and a radiograph, what is the next best step in management?
17 Dec 2013
New RA criteria focus on early indicators to prevent later damage
MKSAP Quiz: kidney stone prevention
17 Aug 2010
Battling the hydra of the medical-industrial complex
ACP leadership has developed a new vision for the future of American health care in order to achieve universal coverage and improve access, reduce costs, improve the dysfunctional payment system, and reduce administrative burdens and excessive complexity.
1 Apr 2020
Portable ultrasound scopes out a new role
Enthusiasts argue that point-of-care ultrasonography extends the scope of the physical exam far beyond what can be auscultated through a stethoscope. Detractors worry about overdiagnosis and a loss of medical skills that have intrinsic value. Both sides seek balance when considering how to use this new technology.
1 May 2014
MKSAP Quiz: progressive right knee pain
Increased suicide risk, but not overall mortality, with fibromyalgiaTai chi helps with fibromyalgia
24 Aug 2010
No associated increase in short-term malignancy risk with biologic therapy for rheumatoid arthritis
Biologic therapy does not appear to increase risk for malignancy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study.
11 Sep 2012
Are internists team leaders or orchestra conductors?
Experience gained during residency training alongside so many other specialists and a role as care coordinators makes internal medicine specialists become uniquely qualified to serve as the conductor of this patient care orchestra.
1 Nov 2019
MKSAP Quiz: 4-day history of swelling and severe pain
Imaging groups issue recommendations on screening for breast cancer
12 Jan 2010
MKSAP Quiz: severe head and neck pain
Psychiatric tool adds disorders, guidance to primary care screening
16 Mar 2010