Jonathon M. Firnhaber
Keratinocyte carcinoma is the most common skin cancer malignancy found in humans. It is comprised of basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. Basal cell carcinomas can develop early in life, sporadically, and with certain genetic syndromes. Age is an...
Robert C. Oh, Evan T. Trivette, Katie L. Westerfield
Hypertriglyceridemia is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease, and severely elevated triglyceride levels increase the risk of pancreatitis. Common risk factors include obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Management starts with...
Matthew C. Pflipsen, Karla M. Vega Colon
Common symptoms of anaphylaxis are urticaria, difficulty breathing, and mucosal swelling, and most anaphylactic reactions occur outside the hospital setting. Acute management of anaphylaxis involves removal of the trigger; early administration of intramuscular epinephrine;...
Michael P. Pignone, Adewole S. Adamson
Keratinocyte carcinoma, which includes basal cell and cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas, is common, and the incidence is increasing. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the estimated number of keratinocyte carcinomas diagnosed in the United States in...
Key clinical questions and their evidence-based answers directly from the journal’s content, written by and for family physicians.
Alan R. Roth, Andy Lazris, Helen Haskell, John James
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The USPSTF recommends screening for hepatitis C virus infection in adults aged 18 to 79 years.
Iris Mabry-Hernandez, Karen Li
M.S. is a 20-year-old man who presents for a preemployment physical examination. He states that he is single, has two or three drinks per month on social occasions, does not smoke, is sexually active, and does not use illicit drugs.
Kyle P. Lammlein, Jillian E. Sylvester
A soldier deployed to Afghanistan presented with an asymptomatic ulcerated lesion on the arm.
Is it possible to determine which patients with acute abdominal pain are likely to have diverticulitis and therefore do not require imaging?
Todd M. Felix, Kelly Karpa
Lefamulin may be considered for patients hospitalized with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia.
David C. Slawson
Mark H. Ebell
Henry C. Barry
Mark H. Ebell
Michael J. Arnold, Andrew Buelt
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense have updated recommendations for evaluation and treatment of chronic kidney disease.
My Dung Ha, Ashwini Kamath Mulki
Bryan P. Grove, Carmela Ver, Sveta Mohanan
Shara Chopra, David L. Shupp
Katie A. O'Connell, Clinton W. Enos, Edward Prodanovic
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