VIRGINIA B. KALISH, JOSEPH E. GILLHAM, BRIAN K. UNWIN
Preventive interventions (e.g., frequent reorientation, early and recurrent mobilization, maintenance of normal sleep-wake cycle) have been shown to reduce the incidence of delirium, regardless of the care environment. Treatment should focus on identification and management...
MARY WANG, PATRICIA FONTAINE
Induction at 41 weeks' gestation is associated with small decreases in some fetal and maternal risks without an increased risk of cesarean delivery. However, because the risks of expectant management are low until 42 weeks' gestation, induction can be deferred with antenatal...
Botulinum toxin injection is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the United States. Treatment of frown lines, which is the cosmetic indication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, as well as horizontal forehead lines and crow's feet, offers...
Office-based cosmetic procedures are in high demand in the United States. Cosmetic procedures are one of the possible ancillary service options for family physicians who enjoy performing procedures and choose to provide aesthetic care for their patients.
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DEAN A. SEEHUSEN, JOSEPH HUANG
CCBs are modestly effective at reducing the frequency of attacks of primary Raynaud phenomenon. There is no evidence that attack severity or physiologic measurements are reduced by CCBs. Treatment is associated with adverse effects such as headache, flushing, and edema.
RICHARD TEMPLE, NATE HEMERLY
A 21-year-old man presented with fever, cough, arthralgias, and bilateral lower extremity rash and swelling that began 24 hours earlier.
Testicular cancer has a high survival rate when caught early. A patient diagnosed with the disease reflects on his recovery, and his initial fears.
The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and American Heart Association (AHA) recently developed guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure. The guidelines are based on four progressive stages of heart failure; progression from one stage to the...
Delirium is a sudden episode of confusion. It lowers your ability to think clearly, focus, or stay alert. Delirium is usually caused by another illness.
It is a product used to reduce or get rid of wrinkles. Small amounts of it are injected into specific muscles in the face. This relaxes the muscles, which smoothes wrinkles. Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin are some common forms of botulinum toxin.
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