Search results for "Screening and Prevention"

Results 1 - 10 of about 15 for "Screening and Prevention".

CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

hepatitis C, according to one expert at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ... You've got both [groups of] people: older individuals who need to be screened, but, as well, there's this huge prevention [and] early intervention opportunity
January 2016

Managing HIV with testing, prevention

It's very rewarding to be able to get these patients into care when we have such effective tools for prevention and treatment.”. ... In general, given recent advances in testing, prevention, and treatment, general internists are perfectly positioned to
March 2020

Counter-intuitive results: Several cancer screening tests don't improve health outcomes

This massive study, which eventually enrolled more than 150,000 men and women between age 55 and 74, was designed to test the widespread belief that screening and early detection of ... The bottom line from recent research is that there are no easy
July 2021

QD: News Every Day--ASCO asks Congress to address oncology access shortage

Advances in cancer treatment, screening and prevention have resulted in a record 13.7 million cancer survivors living in the U.S. ... These practices, concentrated in the South and West, serve more than one-third of new patients, according to ASCO’s
July 2021

Integrating routine HIV screening into practice

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HIV in the United States: at a glance. ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Association of Public Health Laboratories.
September 2016

ACP Highlights: What's new in other College publications

A dengue fever outbreak in Brazil has led ACP to offer for free its module on the prevention, diagnosis and management of dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome. ... In its 480 modules, PIER covers not only individual diseases
June 2008

Calmer talk needed about mammography

The USPSTF represents an evidence-based view by experts in screening and prevention, and most of them are also clinicians in primary care fields of medicine.”. ... personalized cancer screening … [and that] personalized risk assessment and screening
February 2010

Rethinking the value of the annual exam

A mid-level team member could do the initial routine screening and identify issues that require attention by the physician, he said. ... ACP Patient Summaries. This College resource provides summaries of ACP guidelines for a wide range of diseases and
January 2010

DTC screening tests a source of concern

Shopping for direct-to-consumer screening: buyers and clinicians beware [Editorial]. J Gen Intern Med. ... Impact of carotid plaque screening on smoking cessation and other cardiovascular risk factors: a randomized controlled trial.
June 2018

Learning to learn: Simulators are easy, inexpensive to make

skills and procedures that can be used in the office and inpatient settings. ... skills. Topics include arthrocentesis and joint injections, common skin biopsy techniques, efficiency through effective communication, screening and prevention of diabetic
October 2010

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