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Statins safe, offer benefits even in very old patients

Reductions in cardiovascular disease (CVD) after statin therapy were seen in patients up to ages 85 years or older without increasing risks for severe adverse effects.
28 May 2024

The bad, the ugly and the good of electronic health records

EHRs have significant pluses and minuses.
1 Jul 2013

ACP, other groups release survey findings on electronic health records

ACP, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and Doctors Helping Doctors Transform Health Care developed a survey and analyzed 527 responses for the new report “Clinician Perspectives on Electronic Health Information Sharing for Transitions of Care.”
16 Oct 2012

Low thyroid-stimulating hormone levels linked with cognitive impairment

Thyrotoxicosis from any cause, including medical treatment, was associated with an increased risk of being diagnosed with a cognitive disorder among those ages 65 years and older, a new analysis found.
31 Oct 2023

Racism in the record?

Two authors discuss their recent study finding that Black patients were twice as likely as White patients to be described with negative words in their history and physical notes, particularly in inpatient records.
1 Apr 2022

OTC birth control pill, naloxone gain approval

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Sep 2023

Prognostic model stratifies risk for methotrexate toxicity

A prognostic risk score could help primary care physicians decide on individual monitoring strategies for methotrexate toxicity after the first six months of a prescription, according to a new modeling study.
6 Jun 2023

New ACP case study examines ethics, EHR integrity, and the patient-physician relationship

Electronic health records (EHRs) are now a routine part of health care delivery, but their use can sometimes pose new ethical issues related to the accuracy of patient records and the patient-physician relationship.
2 Mar 2021

Factoring drug costs into diabetes decisions

A sizable number of patients with diabetes do not consistently fill their prescriptions or take less than the prescribed amount due to costs, but there are ways to make it easier on a patient's pocketbook.
1 May 2022

Personal risk-based screening for lung cancer may be more cost-effective than recommended cutoffs

While risk-based screening strategies were robustly more cost-effective than the 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation in a modeling study, whether the results will be replicable in complex real-world clinical practice remains uncertain, an editorial noted.
7 Feb 2023

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