American Heart Association
AHA High Blood Pressure Toolkit
Health systems are being confronted with rapidly increasing demand generated by the COVID-19 outbreak. When health systems are overwhelmed, both direct mortality from an outbreak and indirect mortality from vaccine-preventable and treatable conditions increase dramatically. Analyses from the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak suggest that the increased number of deaths caused by measles, malaria, HIV/...
Bladder cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the United States after lung cancer, prostate cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, and lymphoma. It is the third most common cancer in men and the eleventh most common cancer in women. Of the roughly 70,000 new cases annually, about 53,000 are in men and about 18,000 are in women. Of the roughly 15,000 annual deaths, more than 10,000 are in men ...
Journal of Hypertension;
The June issue of the Journal of Hypertension starts with the hypertension guidelines prepared by the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) and simultaneously published in Hypertension as well. Compared with the guidelines issued by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)/European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) the ...
Gocovri Prescribing Information, PI, Parkinson Disease, PD
https://www.sfndt.org/sites/www.sfndt.org/files/medias/documents/Hong et al. Ann Lab Med Avril 2020.pdf
Annals of Laboratory Medicine;
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which began in December 2019, is still ongoing in Korea, with >9,000 confirmed cases as of March 25, 2020. COVID-19 is a severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection, and real-time reverse transcription-PCR is currently the most reliable diagnostic method for COVID-19 around the world. Korean Society for Laborato...
American Academy of Pediatrics
Tobacco use and secondhand tobacco-smoke (SHS) exposure are major national and international health concerns. Pediatricians and other clinicians who care for children are uniquely positioned to assist patients and families with tobacco-use prevention and treatment. Understanding the nature and extent of tobacco use and SHS exposure is an essential first step toward the goal of eliminating toba...
http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sites3/documents/470/american pain 2009.pdf
Low back pain is extremely common.1,2 Most patients with acute low back pain improve substantially over the first month.3 After the first month, improvements are less pronounced and eventually taper off. In a small minority of patients, back pain is persistent and disabling. Among patients who seek medical care for their low back pain, up to one-third report back pain of at least moderate...
The signs and symptoms of COVID-19 present at illness onset vary, but over the course of the disease, most people with COVID-19 experience one or more of the following: Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Muscle or body aches Headache New loss of taste or smell Congestion or runny nose Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea
(UroToday.com) The guidelines for microhematuria were formulated by a multidisciplinary panel with representations from the American Urological Association (AUA), Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU), and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), as well as Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) patient advocate. The guidelines w...
The health maintenance examination is an opportunity to focus on disease prevention and health promotion. The patient history should include screening for tobacco use, alcohol misuse, intimate partner violence, and depression. Premenopausal women should receive preconception counseling and contraception as needed, and all women planning or capable of pregnancy should take 400 to 800 mcg of foli...
The adult well-male examination should provide evidence-based guidance toward the promotion of optimal health and well-being. The medical history should focus on tobacco and alcohol use, risk of human immunodeficiency virus and other sexually transmitted infections, and diet and exercise habits. The physical examination should include blood pressure screening, and height and weight measurements...
This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and related issues, including acute and chronic COPD, spirometry, pulmonary rehabilitation, oxygen therapy, corticosteriods, and pulmonary complications. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. No...
This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on arthritis and joint pain, including arthritis, gout, knee osteoarthritis, monoarthritis, osteoarthritis, polyarticular joint pain, Reiter's syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, septic arthritis, and shoulder osteoarthritis. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical jud...
This statement updates the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics for the routine use of influenza vaccine and antiviral medications in the prevention and treatment of influenza in children during the 2020–2021 season.
The 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, appointed on February 21, 2019, has completed its review of topics and questions requested by the Departments of Agriculture and of Health and Human Services and is submitting the attached report for use in preparing the 2020- 2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The work of the Committee has been guided by the Federal Advisory Committee Act...
Youth use of tobacco products in any form is unsafe. If cigarette smoking continues at the current rate among youth in this country, 5.6 million of today’s Americans younger than 18 will die early from a smoking-related illness. That’s about 1 of every 13 Americans aged 17 years or younger who are alive today. CDC