Heat StrokeGuidelines for the prevention and treatment of heat illness were published by the Wilderness Medical Society.
Preexposure HIV ProphylaxisThe US Preventive Services Task Force issued a statement recommending offering preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV infection to persons at high risk for infection.
Quiz: Allergy TriggersThe most common nonfood allergic triggers include pollen, dust mites, mold, and animal dander. Are you familiar with key aspects and best practices related to reactions caused by these triggers?
Pleural BiopsyA study showed that CT- and ultrasound-guided cutting-needle pleural biopsies shared similar accuracy, but ultrasound procedures were shorter, cost less, and obviated the need for ionizing radiation.
glucagon (Gvoke)FDA approves new ready-to-use pen for severe hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes
nintedanib (Ofev)FDA approves first treatment for systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease
5 Arthropod Envenomations: From Benign Bites to Serious StingsArthropod envenomations are common occurrences that can cause pain and localized irritation, as well as more severe events, such as the development of dangerous necrotic lesions and life-threatening allergic reactions. Do you know how to best treat these bites and stings?
9 Causes of Altered Mental Status in the ElderlyAltered mental status is a broad category applied to geriatric patients with a change in cognition or level of consciousness. Learn more about nine causes of changes in mental status in the elderly.
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