By Kristopher J. Swiger, Joshua R. Thomas, Michael E. Hochman, Steven D. Hochman
50 experiences each Internist may still Know provides key reviews that experience formed the perform of inner medication. chosen utilizing a rigorous technique, the experiences disguise issues together with: preventative medication, endocrinology, hematology and oncology, musculoskeletal ailments, nephrology, gastroenterology, infectious ailments, cardiology, pulmonology, geriatrics and palliative care, and psychological overall healthiness. for every learn, a concise precis is gifted with an emphasis at the effects and barriers of the research, and its implications for perform. An illustrative scientific case concludes every one assessment, via short info on different proper reviews. This ebook is a must-read for future health care execs and somebody who desires to examine extra in regards to the information in the back of scientific perform.
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Although a second measurement would be necessary to make the diagnosis of hypertension, his blood pressure was already in the prehypertensive range prior to today’s visit, and it is likely that he would benefit from lifestyle changes aimed at lowering his blood pressure. Specifically, he might increase his physical activity, lose weight, further reduce sodium intake, and make dietary changes consistent with those in the DASH diet (rich in fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy, and low in saturated fat and cholesterol).
S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations. Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(2):104. Stampfer M, Colditz G. Estrogen replacement therapy and coronary heart disease: a quantitative assessment of the epidemiologic evidence. Prev Med. 1991;20:47–63. 5. Grady D et al. Combined hormone therapy to prevent disease and prolong life in postmenopausal women. Ann Intern Med. 1992;117:1016–1037. 6. Hulley S et al. 8 years of combined hormone therapy: Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study follow-up (HERS II).
The authors of this analysis calculated that 781 men would need to be offered screening and 27 additional men would need to be diagnosed with prostate cancer to prevent one death from prostate cancer. Again, there was no all-cause mortality benefit. 5 • Fourteen-year follow-up data were reported from one of the sites where this trial took place. Data from this site, where patients were screened every 2 years, showed a more substantial reduction in prostate cancer deaths (just 293 men needed to be screened and 12 diagnosed with prostate cancer to prevent one prostate cancer death).
50 Studies Every Internist Should Know by Kristopher J. Swiger, Joshua R. Thomas, Michael E. Hochman, Steven D. Hochman