Top 10 Clinical Trends for July 2015

Ryan Syrek

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July 22, 2015

#6 Clinical Trend: Proton Pump Inhibitors

No doubt the recent findings of a Stanford medical study are the cause for this term to trend. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), some of the world’s most prescribed medications, are used to treat heartburn; however, they may also be responsible for an increase in heart attacks. This development represents a significant concern for physicians trying to help one common ailment without medication that may contribute to something even more serious.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Myocardial Infarction.

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