Jennifer G. Chang, Francesca M. Cimino, Weyinshet Gossa
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurodevelopmental condition in U.S. children and affects 8.4% of children between two and 17 years of age. Only 62% are treated with medication, less than one-half receive behavior treatment, and nearly one...
Erin C. Westfall, Robert Jeske, Andrew R. Bader
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common form of liver disease in the United States. Nonalcoholic fatty liver follows an indolent course. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is more likely to lead to cirrhosis and increases the risk of death from cardiovascular disease,...
Aaron Glick, Vinu Sista, Cleverick Johnson
Many adverse drug events present intra- or periorally in isolation or as a clinical symptom of a systemic effect. Clinical recognition and treatment of adverse drug events are important to increase patient compliance, to manage drug therapy, or to detect early signs of...
Kathleen Barry, David C. Slawson, Allen F. Shaughnessy
Overuse is the use of medical interventions for which the potential harms exceed the potential benefits; this is in contrast to care that is truly necessary, supported by evidence, and likely to provide a net benefit to the patient.1 Various initiatives attempt to help...
What is the evidence for augmentation therapy in patients with treatment-resistant depression? | Are hormonal contraceptives effective in decreasing heavy menstrual bleeding? | What testing should be used to diagnose venous thromboembolism (VTE)? | Which patients should be...
Tina Fan, Melissa Palma
A 24-year-old cisgender woman presents to your primary care clinic for a routine physical examination. Her only medication is an etonogestrel (Implanon) 68-mg implant for birth control. She reports occasional vaping of electronic cigarettes and states that she does not drink...
A healthy 34-year-old patient presented with a worsening facial rash that first appeared about two years earlier. The rash was initially painless but developed a moderately intense burning sensation with repeated flare-ups. There was no scarring or pruritus.
Afi Mansa Semenya, Stephen A. Wilson
Oral semaglutide (Rybelsus) is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist labeled as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It reduces hyperglycemia by increasing insulin secretion and decreasing glucagon...
Kristian E. Sanchack
Key Points for Practice
The USPSTF recommends behavioral counseling for all sexually active adolescents and for adults who are at increased risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) (Table 1). B recommendation.
Allen F. Shaughnessy
Nita Shrikant Kulkarni
Allen F. Shaughnessy
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (or NAFLD for short) is a buildup of fat in the liver that is not caused by drinking alcohol. It is the most common liver disease in the United States.
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