Recently updated guidelines have expanded the time window eligibility for treatment.
There are nine clearly defined types of muscular dystrophy, each differing in age of onset, clinical symptomology, muscle groups impacted, and associated complications.
Drug-induced bleeding presents in many ways, including excessive bruising, nosebleeds, heavy menses, gastrointestinal bleeding, and rectal bleeding.
Overutilization of PPIs has led to higher hospital-related costs and more adverse effects.
Practitioners must consider the increased potential for drug-induced liver injury in patients with preexisting liver disease.
There are many reasons for the occurrence of cognitive impairment in patients during hospitalization, and this impairment can have a long-term impact post discharge.
Patients should be monitored for increased intracranial pressure and seizure occurrence.
Differential diagnosis of a panic attack is critical to providing appropriate drug therapy.
QT-interval prolongation is estimated to occur in up to 10% of patients taking antiarrhythmic drugs with QT-prolonging potential.
New therapies prevent and reduce the duration and severity of swelling episodes.
Providing medication therapy management (MTM) for patients with diabetes presents many challenges.
This article discusses four new molecular entities (edoxaban, ceftazidime-avibactam, atazanavir-cobicistat, palbociclib) recently approved by the FDA.
In most patients, sarcoidosis improves on its own, but in about one-third of cases, it ultimately becomes a chronic condition that negatively affects the organs and overall quality of life.
Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors may cause an increased risk of falls and fractures.
Many options are available for patients experiencing symptomatic or bothersome manifestations.
Supplementation may help prevent fractures, but can also harm those with preexisting conditions.
Routine screening helps identify the disease in its early stages.
Acute kidney injury is characterized by a rapid loss in kidney function with or without changes in urine output.
Medication plus behavioral counseling increase the chance of smoking cessation post discharge.
This often-overlooked cause of high blood pressure can also lead to end-stage renal disease.
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