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Dr. Paul Sax wants to know: What function of electronic medical records would you miss most if it were unavailable? Take the poll.
As of mid-May, 77 clinical cases of Candida auris occurring in U.S. healthcare facilities were reported to the CDC, which first warned about the often multidrug-resistant fungus in June 2016.
In Practice blogger Alexandra Godfrey, PA-C, tells her story of leaving the emergency room against medical advice — and how the experience changed her life.
The CDC has new recommendations for asymptomatic pregnant women who live in or often travel to regions with active transmission of the Zika virus.
Weight loss and several measure of cardiovascular risk were similar in both groups.
Shorter reproductive duration was associated with higher risk for heart failure.
In an international trial, tranexamic acid significantly reduced risk for death from postpartum hemorrhage.
Many factors influence refugees' health status and ability to access and engage in U.S. medical systems.
Weight-loss surgery can have lasting ramifications for contraception, pregnancy, and bone health.
Be prepared to prevent or delay pregnancy and maintain bone health.
New guidance from ACOG clarifies how adnexal masses should be triaged.
A new guideline suggests that dietary and supplemental calcium intakes lower than 2500 mg daily don't affect CV risk.
Evidence-based guidance has been developed by the National Partnership for Maternal Safety.
Many commonly used antibiotics seem associated with increased risk for spontaneous abortion, according to a case-control study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
The prevalence of breast cancer clearly increases with age, but do women older than 75 benefit from detection of these tumors? Guidance to older patients regarding screening mammograms is best accomplished via shared decision making.
The high cost of American care looks even higher to blogger Megan Tetlow from her current vantage point — as a visiting PA in England. Read her story in this week's In Practice blog post.
USPSTF continues to recommend that women be screened for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.
International consensus suggests that, with expert imaging, rates of surgery for asymptomatic benign adnexal masses can be lowered.