5/16/2013 - 10:58am |
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), scheduled for release next week at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), marks the beginning of a significant change in practice for primary care practitioners.
5/15/2013 - 10:19am |
In an update to its 2004 guidelines on screening adults to reduce alcohol misuse, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended that primary care physicians screen patients age 18 years and older for “risky” or “hazardous” drinking and offer brief counseling interventions to reduce these practices.
5/3/2013 - 11:13am |
Patients taking azithromycin were at no greater risk for fatal cardiac arrhythmias than those taking penicillin, according to data from the Danish National health registry.
4/30/2013 - 9:36am |
The April 2013 issue of Consultant is now available. View the full table of contents here.
4/25/2013 - 10:05am |
A newly proposed set of rules from the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education governing the way family physicians are trained would lessen requirements for residents to undergo contraception and unintended pregnancy counseling, possibly inhibiting easy access to the service for women in the future.