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Take TIAs as seriously as a stroke

Internal medicine physicians play a critical role in educating patients about the seriousness of transient ischemic attacks and preventing their recurrence.
1 May 2023

MKSAP Quiz: 3-month history of daily headaches

A 64-year-old woman is evaluated for a 3-month history of daily headaches of sudden, spontaneous onset. Following a physical exam and MRI, what is the most appropriate treatment of this patient's headaches?
24 Jan 2023

Pinning down Parkinson's disease

The diagnosis requires constant questioning, as one expert at the 2022 International Congress on Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders explained.
1 May 2023

Telemedicine appears effective for recurrent benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

In a South Korean trial of patients with previous cases of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, 72.4% of those randomized to a web-based diagnostic questionnaire and a video explaining the canalith repositioning maneuver reported vertigo resolution.
24 Jan 2023

Calling attention to adult ADHD

Missing an adult diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) means patients also miss out on effective, often life-changing treatment.
1 Apr 2023

Relationships between primary care physicians, specialists may affect patient satisfaction

Patients gave higher ratings after a referral if the specialist trained with their primary care physician, a quasi-experimental study found.
10 Jan 2023

Hear, hear for preventing cognitive decline

Because of the association between hearing loss and reduced cognition or dementia, physicians should intervene to treat this common condition of aging.
1 Apr 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Increased frequency of long-term headaches

This week's quiz asks readers to determine the most appropriate next step in treatment for a 48-year-old man with a 25-year history of headaches that have become increasingly frequent.
18 Apr 2023

Devices to restore hearing may avert cognitive decline, improve cognitive test scores

Physicians should strongly encourage their patients with hearing loss to use restorative devices such as hearing aids and cochlear implants, according to the authors of a new meta-analysis that found significant cognitive benefits with the devices.
13 Dec 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Left-sided facial weakness

A 36-year-old woman is evaluated for left-sided facial weakness. Over the last 10 days she has developed progressive weakness on the left side of her face, which is apparent with eye closure, smiling, and chewing. She has also reduced tearing and diplopia. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate next step in management?
18 Oct 2022

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