Clinicians have been treating community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) for centuries. Clinical and scientific discoveries have shifted the treatment paradigm over the years, but understanding current guidelines for the management of CAP remains essential.
Patients with COVID-19 who have underlying chronic lung disease are at increased risk for developing severe illness. Pulmonologist Brian Southern, MD, recently authored a review article in Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine’s COVID-19 Curbside Consults series. In this article, he takes a closer look at what is known about ILD and sarcoidosis in the context of the pandemic and offers insights for managing care.
Not all patients with disordered eating behaviors are underweight. Adolescent medicine specialist Ellen Rome, MD, MPH, explains why pediatricians should be just as vigilant with adolescents who are overweight and previously overweight as they are with those who are underweight.
At least 1 in 5 adolescents vape, according to 2018 estimates. In this article, pediatrician Ellen Rome, MD, MPH, discusses current vaping trends, the outbreak of vaping-associated lung injury, and how to discourage adolescent vaping.
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A 37-year-old woman presented with recurring painful swelling and erythema of the vulva, negative vaginal cultures, and a 4 mm nodule on right labium minus. Read more about this extraintestinal manifestation of Crohn disease.
Diabetes management is often complicated with comorbidities, such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, hypoglycemia and out-of-pocket medication cost. In this article, endocrinologist Vinni Makin, MD, reviews the literature and shares best practices for diabetes management.
Primary care physicians discuss the unique burdens of internists, the effects of population health and digital innovation and the future of internal medicine.
Which patients gain the most from daily doses of aspirin and incur the least risk? Kenneth Cummings, III, MD, discusses what we know about aspirin, and what we still have to learn.
Digital mammography plus digital breast tomosynthesis may be more effective than digital mammography alone, but more studies are needed.
A review of the epidemiology of measles, describes its distinctive clinical picture, and provides recommendations for infection control and prevention, including in immunosuppressed populations.