Chronic Kidney DiseaseGuidelines include lists of relatively contraindicated drugs and those that require renal dose adjustment, but noncompliance with dosing and use of relatively contraindicated drugs are common in CKD.
Case: Age 49, Mysterious Fracture?A 49-year-old man with a history of osteopenia and HIV presents for follow-up after a visit to the ED 8 months ago with a midshaft femoral fracture. What likely contributed to his atypical fracture?
Alzheimer Disease Heavy drinking is the strongest potentially modifiable risk factor for dementia, according to a retrospective analysis involving 30 million people in France.
Quiz: Human Bite WoundsMost injuries due to human bites involve the hands and have a higher rate of infection than do injuries in other locations. Test yourself on key aspects of human bite wounds with this short quiz.
7 Potentially Devastating Traumatic Brain InjuriesTraumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common global public health problem, with potential catastrophic consequences. Early recognition and prompt treatment are essential to minimize morbidity and mortality. Learn more about 7 TBI that may have devastating effects.
Gastric Cancer: Declining Incidence, Poor PrognosisAlthough gastric cancer has become far less common, most patients present with advanced disease and have poor outcomes. Do you know the diagnostic and treatment options for this potentially fatal malignancy?
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