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Decision support intervention for clinicians helped decrease low-value care

A tool to increase clinicians' attention to the possible harms of overtreatment among older adults, among other aims, was associated with a greater decline in prostate-specific antigen testing, unspecified urine testing, and diabetes overtreatment compared with an education-only approach.
6 Feb 2024

Potential problematic prescribing in older women

Prescription of systemic estrogen therapy after menopause could be a red flag for use of other medications linked to dementia.
1 Apr 2024

Multipart primary care intervention reduces unnecessary use of antibiotics for UTIs in women

A trial in Germany found that primary care practices where patients and physicians received information on guideline recommendations and antibiotic resistance and physicians received feedback were less likely to use antibiotics for uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs).
7 Nov 2023

CPAP masks with magnets recalled

This column reviews recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
1 Mar 2024

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for multiple myeloma

A 64-year-old man is evaluated following a recent diagnosis of multiple myeloma. Chemotherapy is planned to begin in 14 days. Which prophylactic therapy is indicated today?
5 Dec 2023

Antibiotics better than cranberry extract to prevent recurring urinary tract infections

Prophylactic antibiotics are more effective than cranberry capsules in preventing recurrent urinary tract infections, but they do increase antibiotic resistance, Dutch researchers concluded.
2 Aug 2011

Manage symptoms of menopause

As a clinical diagnosis with several effective treatments, genitourinary syndrome of menopause falls within the internal medicine physician's broad domain.
1 Jul 2023

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation for acute cystitis

A 26-year-old woman is evaluated for acute cystitis of 2 days' duration. She is pregnant at 10 weeks' gestation. Following a physical exam and dipstick urinalysis, what is the most appropriate management?
11 Jul 2023

Oral drug for postpartum depression approved

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

IDSA updates guidelines for uncomplicated urinary tract infections

IDSA updates guidelines for uncomplicated urinary tract infectionsScreening mammography may be less accurate in women with previous breast cancer
1 Mar 2011

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