D. Ashley Hill, Jorge Lense, Fay Roepcke
Shoulder dystocia is an obstetric emergency where normal traction on the fetal head does not lead to delivery of the shoulders. It can cause neonatal brachial plexus injuries, hypoxia, and maternal trauma. Most cases occur without warning, but prior shoulder dystocia and...
Jason Ricco, Andrea Westby
Rates of primary, secondary, and congenital syphilis are increasing in the United States, and reversing this trend requires renewed vigilance on the part of family physicians. Prompt diagnosis can be challenging because not all infected patients have common manifestations....
Richard Colgan, Gregory A. Jaffe, Lindsay E. Nicolle
Asymptomatic bacteriuria, defined as the presence of bacteria in the urine in the absence of urinary symptoms, is a common clinical finding that often warrants a decision about whether to initiate antimicrobial therapy. Treatment is not beneficial for most patients, and...
Kenneth W. Lin
Unrecognized or inadequately treated syphilis infection during pregnancy leads to congenital syphilis, whose diverse clinical manifestations include stillbirth, skin rashes, cataracts, hepatomegaly, bone abnormalities, and seizures.1 The review of syphilis in this issue of...
How should venous ulcers be treated? | How should patient care be modified after diagnosis of dementia? | Are self-collected swabs accurate in detecting SARS-CoV-2? | Does the use of telehealth for outpatient subspecialty consultations improve clinical outcomes?
The USPSTF recommends against screening for bacterial vaginosis in pregnant persons who are not at increased risk for preterm delivery (Table 1). D recommendation.
Afsaneh Alavi, Monica Shah, Na-Young Cindy Kang
A 21-year-old man presented with several years of recurrent painful cysts and scarring, accompanied by severe pruritus and malodorous purulent discharge in several areas, including the axillae, buttocks, and gluteal cleft. The symptoms caused physical discomfort and...
David M. Siebert, Marie Cadwell Meyer, Eric Jensen
Is acetaminophen effective for relief of hip or knee pain due to osteoarthritis?
Jeffrey Tingen, John D. Gazewood
Dapagliflozin (Farxiga) is a selective sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor that promotes glycosuria. It is labeled for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control. Recently the labeling has been...
Mark H. Ebell
Nita Shrikant Kulkarni
Henry C. Barry
Allen F. Shaughnessy
Key Points for Practice
Sateesh Sakhamuri, Sanjeeva Goli, Surujpal Teelucksingh
All editors in a position to control content for this activity, AFP journal, are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships. View disclosures.