Sarah N. Dalrymple, Sarah H. Lewis, Samantha Philman
Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of an objective internal or external source. Tinnitus is a symptom, not a disease, and although it is typically not associated with a dangerous condition, it can significantly affect an individual's quality of life....
Gregory Lang, Edwin A. Farnell, IV, Jeffrey D. Quinlan
The rate of out-of-hospital births has increased in recent years. Out-of-hospital (or community) birth can be planned or unplanned. Of those that are planned, most occur at home and are assisted by midwives. Patients who choose a planned community birth do so for multiple...
Steven Fox, Leslie Griffin, Dominique Robinson Harris
Polycythemia vera is one of three common myeloproliferative neoplasms and is characterized by erythrocytosis; it commonly has associated leukocytosis and thrombocytosis. It has a substantial negative impact on overall mortality and morbidity in the form of arterial and venous...
Lawrence Leeman, Jessica Taylor Goldstein
Births outside of the hospital setting are uncommon in the United States; however, since 2004, home birth rates have increased by 77%, and rates at community birth centers have doubled.1 Although controversy regarding the safety of giving birth outside of the hospital setting...
Brian Ford, Rebecca Allen
Study Population: Patients being actively managed in the third stage of labor who also have postpartum hemorrhage
In what population is screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm appropriate based on USPSTF recommendations? | What are the first-line medications used to treat acute migraines in children? | Are oral mucolytics effective at reducing the number of acute exacerbations, days of...
Juan Qiu, Dongsheng Jiang
Are pessaries effective in treating pelvic organ prolapse in women?
Madhavi Singh, Marina Jeffery
Are psychological therapies safe and effective for women who experience intimate partner violence (IPV)?
Hiu Ying Joanna Choi
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Clare L. Coda, John P. Woods
A 26-year-old patient presented to urgent care with a worsening rash on the left forearm that developed four days earlier. The rash started after the patient spent a weekend at the beach. The rash was initially mildly erythematous but became hyperpigmented over the two days...
Bernadette Kiraly, Alyssa Migdalski, Dominik Ose
In patients with diabetes mellitus who are preparing for total joint replacement, what is the preoperative A1C goal to reduce postoperative periprosthetic joint infections?
Allen F. Shaughnessy
Mark H. Ebell
Henry C. Barry
Allen F. Shaughnessy
Kamlesh Khunti, Ian H. de Boer, Peter Rossing
Key Points for Practice
Allison Costello, Aakriti Pandita, Jessica Devitt
Tinnitus (TIN-ih-tus) is a sound you may hear when there is not sound coming from a source outside your body. It is not usually a serious condition, but it can be annoying. Tell your doctor if you notice a sound you think might be tinnitus.
When you're having a baby, you can decide where to give birth. It is a personal choice, but you need good information to make the best choice. A hospital is the most common place, but there are other options. You should know the risks and benefits of each setting before you...
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