An at-home program for recently hospitalized patients included telephone coaching and motivational interviewing sessions, a workbook, a DVD, and a personal health journal, as well as additional equipment as needed, and was associated with a reduction in mortality.
7 Mar 2023
Through research and advocacy, physician-parents are pushing for changes to the challenges of starting a family during training.
1 Nov 2023
A 79-year-old man is evaluated for dyspnea that has been worsening insidiously over the past year. He has an 8-year history of severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, with no exacerbations in the past year. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate treatment?
29 Aug 2023
Estimates from the American Heart Association suggest that only about 20% to 30% of eligible patients ever receive the intervention.
1 Mar 2022
A randomized trial in the U.K. found that outcomes did not differ in patients with early dementia or cognitive impairment assigned to a dementia-specific rehab program compared to those who received usual care.
5 Sep 2023
High-risk patients had similar knee function and pain at one year whether they received weekly sessions with a physiotherapist or were assigned to a home exercise program, according to a U.K. trial.
20 Oct 2020
Internists can vastly improve outcomes for patients by referring more patients to physical rehabilitation earlier, more often, and for more conditions than they might think.
1 Apr 2014
Recently updated Veterans Affairs guidelines on rehabilitation after stroke were based on this review of pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies for motor deficits or mood disorders after stroke.
19 Nov 2019
Researchers in Sweden found that patients who had had a myocardial infarction (MI) and reported moderate or severe musculoskeletal pain one year after hospital discharge were at higher risk for death than those without pain.
22 Aug 2023
Personal experiences play out amid public health policy debates.
1 Jun 2023