Wanted: More Men in Nursing Wanted: More Men in Nursing
It's long past time to retire the idea that nursing is a woman's job.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Article Source Type: news

Delivering Bad News: Is There a Wrong Way to Do It? Delivering Bad News: Is There a Wrong Way to Do It?
Is there a place for remote communications technology in delivering bad news to a patient and family? Medscape readers debate the ethics of telemedicine when giving patients dire news.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

What's the Standard of Care for Managing Medical Marijuana? What's the Standard of Care for Managing Medical Marijuana?
In primary care, what are the provider's responsibilities toward patients with a medical marijuana recommendation?Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

ISCHEMIA: Do Baseline Data Hint at Triumph for OMT? ISCHEMIA: Do Baseline Data Hint at Triumph for OMT?
The success of OMT and the decline of patients with severe ischemia may make it difficult for ISCHEMIA to show benefit for revascularization, predicts Mayo Clinic's Raymond Gibbons, MD.Mayo Clinic (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Management of Antipsychotic-Induced Tardive Dyskinesia Management of Antipsychotic-Induced Tardive Dyskinesia
Newer generation antipsychotics have reduced, but not eliminated, the risk of antipsychotic-induced tardive dyskinesia. What are the best management options for this debilitating adverse effect?Current Opinion in Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

New Therapies for Hyperkalemia New Therapies for Hyperkalemia
Learn more about the emerging new therapies for the management of hyperkalemia.Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Alcohol Blood Pressure Paradox The Alcohol Blood Pressure Paradox
This commentary examines the complexities of the dose-response relationship between alcohol consumption and hypertension.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Association Between NAFLD and Risk of AF in Adults Association Between NAFLD and Risk of AF in Adults
This study aimed to provide a quantitative estimate of the magnitude of the association between NAFLD and risk of atrial fibrillation in the middle-aged and elderly.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Morning vs Evening Aerobic Training Effect on Blood Pressure Morning vs Evening Aerobic Training Effect on Blood Pressure
Might the time of day influence the hypotensive effect of aerobic training?Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

mHealth Interventions and Risk Factor Modification in CVD mHealth Interventions and Risk Factor Modification in CVD
Find out how mobile health interventions can help improve exercise and other lifestyle risk factors in patients with heart disease.Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Racial Variation in Stroke Risk Among Women by Risk Factors Racial Variation in Stroke Risk Among Women by Risk Factors
Do stroke risk factors influence stroke risk in women differently across racial groups?Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Effects of Carbohydrate Restriction in Prader-Willi Syndrome Effects of Carbohydrate Restriction in Prader-Willi Syndrome
A new study compares the concentrations of hormones and metabolites among Prader-Willi children who consumed either a low carbohydrate or a low-fat diet. How did they differ?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

PROMIS Physical Function Score in Lumbar Discectomy PROMIS Physical Function Score in Lumbar Discectomy
Is the PROMIS physical function score an effective outcome assessment tool for minimally invasive lumbar discectomy patients?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Guideline Updates Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Guideline Updates
This paper summarizes 2018 guidelines by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association outlining optimal treatment for early management of patients with acute ischemic stroke.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

Vaping: It's All a Smokescreen Vaping: It's All a Smokescreen
The use of electronic cigarettes among young people is becoming an important public health issue. How can pediatric nurses help prevent this dangerous practice?Pediatric Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Guidelines for Management of Primary Cutaneous Lymphoma 2018 Guidelines for Management of Primary Cutaneous Lymphoma 2018
Newly published guidelines provide up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations on the management of primary cutaneous lymphoma.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Addressing Climate Change: We Can't Afford Not To Addressing Climate Change: We Can't Afford Not To
Climate change is an important public health concern. What can nurses do to help mitigate the effects?Nursing Economics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Metabolomic Profiles in IBS, UC, and Healthy Controls Metabolomic Profiles in IBS, UC, and Healthy Controls
This study aimed to determine whether urinary metabolite profiles might be useful for differentiating IBS patients from healthy controls and IBD patients.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Week That Wasn't: Frontal Lobe Spike, Fake Smiling, Device for DVT The Week That Wasn't: Frontal Lobe Spike, Fake Smiling, Device for DVT
This week we review a spike through the frontal lobe, fake smiles, and new gadget for managing DVT.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Malpractice Case: Protect Yourself From a Noncompliant Patient Malpractice Case: Protect Yourself From a Noncompliant Patient
If patients delay or fail to follow a treatment plan, a physician's diligence and documentation can help avoid a lawsuit.Cooperative of American Physicians (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Same-Day Discharge Following AF Catheter Ablation Same-Day Discharge Following AF Catheter Ablation
Is same-day discharge following AF catheter ablation a safe management strategy?Europace (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

A Brief Review of the Pharmacology of Hyperkalemia A Brief Review of the Pharmacology of Hyperkalemia
This article reviews the pathophysiology and common causes of both acute and chronic hyperkalemia, and summarizes the many approaches to treatment of this electrolyte abnormality.Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Cardiac Assist Devices in Cardiogenic Shock Cardiac Assist Devices in Cardiogenic Shock
A new study examines the use of the Impella CP cardiac assist device in patients with acute MI complicated by cardiogenic shock. What are the implications of the findings?Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Treating Lead Perforation Extending Beyond the Pericardium Treating Lead Perforation Extending Beyond the Pericardium
Lead perforation after implantation of a CIED is a potentially serious complication, especially when they extend deep into or beyond the pericardial space. How should these cases be managed?Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Bridging the Gap Between Radiologists and Surgeons Bridging the Gap Between Radiologists and Surgeons
In this commentary, the author discusses various new technologies that will help bridge the gap between radiology and surgery, with the goal of improving patient outcomesApplied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Candida Bloodstream Infections Among Persons Who Inject Drugs Candida Bloodstream Infections Among Persons Who Inject Drugs
Injection drug use has emerged as an increasingly common condition associated with candidemia.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Cardiac Risk of Noncardiac Surgery After PCI With DES Cardiac Risk of Noncardiac Surgery After PCI With DES
How prevalent are major adverse cardiac events and bleeding complications in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery after placement of second-generation drug-eluting stents?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Geographic Characteristics of Loneliness in Primary Care Geographic Characteristics of Loneliness in Primary Care
This study examines the many associations between community-level variables and loneliness.Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

A 65-Year-Old Man With Abdominal Pain: USMLE Question A 65-Year-Old Man With Abdominal Pain: USMLE Question
A 65-year-old man presents with abdominal and bone pain, as well as altered mental status. Are you able to make the right diagnosis?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Cutting Booze to Cut AF Is Difficult for Patients to Swallow Cutting Booze to Cut AF Is Difficult for Patients to Swallow
Alex Voskoboinik, MBBS, discusses the results of the first randomized study to test alcohol abstinence (or reduction) in drinkers with AF. Now the hard part: persuading patients to cut out the booze.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

NAFLD and Clinical Outcomes in CKD NAFLD and Clinical Outcomes in CKD
A new study investigates the potential impact of NAFLD on cardiovascular and other outcomes in patients with CKD.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Effects of EMONO in Pediatric Dentistry The Effects of EMONO in Pediatric Dentistry
This study examined the effects and acceptability of EMONO, an equimolar mixture of oxygen and nitrous oxide, when used in dental care for infants, children and adolescents.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Multiple Listing in Lung Transplant Candidates Multiple Listing in Lung Transplant Candidates
Might the practice of multiple listing improve the likelihood of a candidate receiving a lung transplant?American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Baloxavir Marboxil: A Flu Antiviral With a Novel Mechanism Baloxavir Marboxil: A Flu Antiviral With a Novel Mechanism
Baloxavir marboxil is a newly approved treatment for influenza. Learn more about the antiviral mechanism of action of this agent.Pediatric Pharmacotherapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

The Burden of Childhood Atopic Dermatitis in the PC Setting The Burden of Childhood Atopic Dermatitis in the PC Setting
This study sought to determine the prevalence of atopic dermatitis in children attending primary care, and describe skin care practices used by parents on their children both with and without AD.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

How Chronic Is Polypharmacy in Old Age? How Chronic Is Polypharmacy in Old Age?
How prevalent is polypharmacy among older adults, and what factors are associated with chronic rather than transient polypharmacy?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Malignant Pleural Effusions: Management Options Malignant Pleural Effusions: Management Options
Find out more about the available management options for malignant pleural effusions, and learn about the benefits and drawbacks of each.Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Is CREDENCE a Game Changer for Diabetic Nephropathy? Is CREDENCE a Game Changer for Diabetic Nephropathy?
The medical community is marveling at the results of the CREDENCE trial. But can one study really change clinical practice? Perry Wilson shares his thoughts.Medscape Nephrology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Commentary Source Type: news

Association of Parent-Perceived Stress With Children's Weight Association of Parent-Perceived Stress With Children's Weight
How does parental stress impact their children's risk of obesity?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Imported Toxin-Producing Cutaneous Diphtheria 2015-2018 Imported Toxin-Producing Cutaneous Diphtheria 2015-2018
These unusual cases demonstrate that cutaneous toxin-producing diphtheria should be considered in travelers with wound infections who have returned from countries with endemic disease.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Hashimoto Thyroiditis and the Development of Thyroid Nodules Hashimoto Thyroiditis and the Development of Thyroid Nodules
This study investigates the possible association among pediatric patients.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Saturated Fat, Inflammation, and Insulin Resistance in PCOS Saturated Fat, Inflammation, and Insulin Resistance in PCOS
In what ways might saturated fat impact inflammation and insulin resistance in PCOS?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Spontaneous Remission in Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma Spontaneous Remission in Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma
An elderly patient with diffuse large B cell lymphoma achieved spontaneous remission after biopsy. What were the immunological and molecular variables that might have factored into tumor regression?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Family History Impact on Diabetes Control and Complications Family History Impact on Diabetes Control and Complications
Is a family history of type 2 diabetes associated with an increased risk for developing diabetes and more severe disease?Endocrine Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Managing Adverse Events Caused by Anti-TNF Therapy in IBD Managing Adverse Events Caused by Anti-TNF Therapy in IBD
Anti-TNF therapy for IBD can have a wide spectrum of adverse effects, including autoimmune, dermatological, cardiac and neurological conditions. Review their management in this paper.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Well-Woman Care: The Evidence That Less Is More Well-Woman Care: The Evidence That Less Is More
The times they are a-changing when it comes to screening well women for cancer and other conditions. Dr Kenny Lin reviews the current state of evidence.Georgetown University Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

On Causality, Confounders, and Lots of Ros é On Causality, Confounders, and Lots of Ros é
Are you seeing that study through ros é -colored glasses? Dr Perry Wilson talks about confounding and how it can mess with a study's assessment of causality.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Race and PSA Impact Mortality in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Race and PSA Impact Mortality in Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
Dr Gerald Chodak discusses recent findings suggesting that race does not affect mortality risk when PSA levels are below 4 ng/mL.Medscape Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Commentary Source Type: news

Aace 2019 aace 2019
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AACE 2019Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Should Docs Praise Products and Personal Causes Online? Should Docs Praise Products and Personal Causes Online?
' The old-school view, that you keep your opinions to yourself, is so dead as to be rotting,'says Dr Art Caplan. But how can we negotiate social media without offending our patients?Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news