As with any profession, returning to work after long-term absence because of illness or injury can be daunting for healthcare providers.
In Part 2 of this article, Erin D. Michos, MD, shares her thoughts on why dietary supplements are largely unnecessary.
Although it is estimated that more than 166 million Americans use dietary supplements, many healthcare providers are unfamiliar with how these substances are regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration.
The ACIP and CDC have approved and released 2019 recommendations for the adult immunization schedule in the United States.
Recent guidelines set forth by an interdisciplinary panel assembled by the American Thoracic Society sought to demystify primary ciliary dyskinesia and address 4 main diagnostic questions.
A shift toward personalized medicine in pneumonia management would involve refining the diagnostic categories to include viral pneumonia, bacterial pneumonia, and noninfectious respiratory disease.
Diagnosing coinfection in pneumonia can be challenging because of timing of the sample collection and false-negative results when the viruses replicate in the lower respiratory tract.
Digital interventions, such as web-based programs, mobile apps, and text messaging, have been found to improve asthma control and medication adherence while reducing the use of "rescue" medications.
Patients with malignant pleural effusion may care more about relieving symptoms such as dyspnea as opposed to achieving pleurodesis.
Poor sleep quality in patients with spinal cord injury contributes to adverse outcomes, including cardiovascular events and rehabilitation challenges.