The authors discuss the nuance of UTI treatment and screening, including concerns related to testing for asymptomatic bacteriuria.Read More
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: Principles of Management
Our experts have published a new review of this increasingly recognized condition that’s predominant among younger women. Cleveland Clinic’s stepwise management approach is featured.
1-Minute Consult: Can a PICC Be Placed in a Patient With Chronic Kidney Disease?
The decision to place a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) must be individualized for the patient. A team of nephrologists reviews a case to highlight PICC pros, cons and alternatives.
New Guideline Helps Evaluate Risk in Patients With Chest Pain
The multisociety document broadens the definition of chest pain and recommends against additional acute testing if ECG and high-sensitivity troponin are negative.
Orbital Fungal Infection: Complex Case Exhibits Keys to Diagnosis and Treatment
An 86-year-old man presented with unexplained right-sided headache and vision loss. Workup evaluating for giant cell arteritis, orbital apex syndrome and other conditions eventually leads to the diagnosis of orbital fungal infection.
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How to Address Common COVID-19 Vaccine Myths With Patients
Share this short myth-busting video with your vaccine-hesitant patients.
Outpatient Management of Asthma in Adults
Adults with asthma should receive combination therapy with an inhaled corticosteroid and a long-acting beta-agonist on an as-needed basis for mild asthma or regular daily use for moderate or severe asthma.
Pharmacological Approaches to Tobacco Cessation
A number of effective therapies exist, yet treating patients for tobacco cessation remains a challenge, not only for patients, but also for clinicians, who may not be aware of effective therapies available and may fail to offer treatment.
The Current State of Tobacco Cessation: E-Cigarettes
E-cigarettes have been proposed as a method of reducing the harms of tobacco use, but they also can cause nicotine addiction. Concerns related to their safety preclude their use in tobacco cessation treatment at this time.
Draft USPSTF Guidance Brings Welcome Change in Advice on Aspirin for Primary Cardiac Prevention
The federal task force’s revised recommendations put it in step with most other guidelines — and with the preponderance of recent evidence.
Statin Intolerance and New Lipid-Lowering Treatments
This brief review shares a pragmatic road map for managing atherosclerosis in patients who cannot or will not take a statin. And it looks ahead to new statin alternatives on the horizon.