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Dementia: February essentials

Does marriage affect the risk of dementia?... Prediction of cognitive impairment by low hemoglobin concentrations... Diagnosis and treatment of hypertension may prevent cognitive impairment

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Pain: February essentials

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ARTI and inappropriate antibiotics: Can peer pressure keep-primary care prescribing on track?

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Torn knee cartilage: Is surgery worthwhile?

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMC Musculoskelet Disord
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Cervicogenic headache responds to cervical and thoracic manipulation

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  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Gastroenterol
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Crohn’s disease: Smoking cessation linked to decrease in relapse

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  • Clinical Essentials from Drug Alcohol Depend
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Alcohol pharmacotherapy: Are you under-confident?

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  • Clinical Essentials from BMJ
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Dementia not likely caused by benzodiazepine use

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  • Clinical Essentials from Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord
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Cognitive function in older adults linked to mobility

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Professional Essentials

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Should I be on the watch for suicide symptoms?

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How can I avoid air pollution while pregnant?

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  • US Professional News
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Knowledge of lab costs helps physicians cut down on unnecessary testing

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  • US Professional News
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Aseptic chlorohexidine baths effective for long-term use in preventing MRSA infection

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  • US Professional News
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Adults more likely to be protected by vaccination in 2014 than in 2013

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  • US Professional News
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Big data affects medical practice at the scale of individual patients and public health

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MRI has no added prognostic value for recovery in low back pain
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MRI has no added prognostic value for recovery in low back pain

Low back pain is highly prevalent, affecting 10-30% of the population.

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Combination diuretic treatment may hold antihypertensive advantage
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Combination diuretic treatment may hold antihypertensive advantage

Amiloride + hydrochlorothiazide may prevent glucose intolerance and improve blood pressure.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Bone Miner Res
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Osteoporosis: Physical activity and fracture risk

Does physical activity raise or lower fracture risk in osteoporosis?

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Pregnancy-Associated Melanoma Is Linked With Higher Death Rates
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Pregnancy-Associated Melanoma Is Linked With Higher Death Rates

<p>Women who are pregnant or have recently been pregnant diagnosed with melanoma are more likely to die, experience metastasis, and have a cancer recurrence.&nbsp;</p>

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  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Cardiol
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TV is bad for HF patients

TV screen time adds to low exercise to worsen mortality.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Liver Int
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Obese HCV patients less likely to receive liver transplant

How is waitlist survival affected?

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  • Clinical Essentials from AIDS
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Cocaine abuse linked to renal impairment in HIV-HCV coinfection

Rapid progression of renal dysfunction is independent of HCV viral load.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Thyroid
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Remote thyroidectomy: Avoiding a scar has a steep learning curve but can be safe

Surgery takes longer, costs more, and requires high-volume surgical experience.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Turk J Gastroenterol
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IBD linked to risk for QTc interval prolongation

Almost half of IBD patients have longer QTc interval.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Sex Transm Dis
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Gonorrhea, chlamydia: Screen patients via a full range of transmission routes

Rectal symptoms may be less obvious than urethral, increasing opportunities for undiagnosed infections.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Dig Surg
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Severe ulcerative colitis: Prolonged medical therapy increases risk of surgical complications

What is the optimal timing of surgery for patients with severe UC?

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
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Stroke patient death and disability predicted by heart failure

The clinical interaction between AIS and HF is poorly understood.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis
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Does pausing antihypertensive therapy affect ICH outcomes?

Temporarily stopping antihypertensive therapy appears to be acceptable during the acute stage of ICH.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Indian J Dermal Venereol Leprol
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Psoriasis vulgaris: Once daily calcipotriol + betamethasone dipropionate effective

Topical calcipotriol or betamethasone not as effective as both combined

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