In the emergency department, a standardized protocol of hydromorphone administration is more efficacious than usual care for controlling acute severe pain.
Zachary Bloomgarden, MD, clinical professor at Mount Sinai Hospital discusses a specific patient case and decisions behind their therapy.
William Fredette, MD, descusses a study reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, which notes that AV nodal ablation reduces mortality and improves NYHA functional class in patients with heart failure that requires cardiac resynchronization therapy and coexistant atrial fibrillation. Video provided by The Doctor's Channel.
William Fredette, MD, disccuses a study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, which reports that chronic NSAID users develop fewer ulcers if they take ibuprofen plus high-dose famotidine rather than ibuprofen alone. Video provided by The Doctor's Channel.
Physicians would need to prescribe antibiotics to more than 12,000 patients diagnosed with common colds to prevent one hospital admission for pneumonia, according to a study published in the March/April issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.
Learn about a study involving patient education and planning with 426 patients that had been hospitalized for COPD with in the previous year.
Cardiometabolic Disease and Weight Management resource center video from Feras Bader, MD, MS, FACC, Assistant Professor of Medicine(Cardiology), Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program, Director, Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship Program, Division of Cardiology, University of Utah School of Medicine
Cardio-Metabolic Syndrome: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Lisa Shah, MD explains how the inpatient setting is a good opportunity to counsel patients on smoking cessation as it is already a smoke-free environment. Video provided by The Doctor's Channel.
One of the most challenging aspects for physicians in diagnosing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the multitude of diseases that IPF can present as. Even after a battery of pathological tests and patient consultations, there are number of differential diagnoses relating to IPF.
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