MICHAEL J. DAY
Pets can be a source of infection in people, but there are misconceptions about the risks they pose and whether rehoming an animal is required if zoonotic disease is present. The clinical history provides an opportunity for primary care physicians to ask patients about their...
JONATHAN A. BECKER, JENNIFER P. DAILY, KATHERINE M. POHLGEERS
Monoarthritis is pain or swelling in a single joint. It may be limited to the joint or may represent an early manifestation of systemic disease. The most common diagnoses in the primary care setting are osteoarthritis, gout, and trauma. The history and physical examination...
KARL T. REW, JOEL J. HEIDELBAUGH
Erectile dysfunction can be caused by vascular, neurologic, psychological, and hormonal factors. Commonly associated conditions include diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, obesity, testosterone deficiency, and prostate cancer treatment. Performance anxiety and...
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KENNETH W. LIN, MARK H. EBELL
For family physicians to put PSA screening guidance into practice, they must elicit patients' preferences and provide accurate, understandable information about the benefits and harms.
NIGEL L. ASHWORTH
What are the effects of drug, nondrug, and surgical treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome?
The Society for Vascular Surgery collaborated with the American Podiatric Medical Association and the Society for Vascular Medicine to create evidence-based guidelines to improve the care of patients with a diabetic foot.
SOMMER ALDULAIMI, MORGAN LYTTLE
A teenager presented with swelling and erythema on the scalp.
DEBORAH R. ERLICH
Evolocumab is generally safe and effective at lowering serum LDL cholesterol levels for select patients who need marked cholesterol reduction and can tolerate injections. However, it remains unknown whether evolocumab prevents premature death from cardiovascular events.
The USPSTF recommends screening for syphilis infection in persons who are at increased risk for infection.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is when you cannot get or keep a good enough erection to have sex that is satisfying for you and your partner.
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