50 Studies Every Internist Should Know by Kristopher J. Swiger, Joshua R. Thomas, Michael E. Hochman,

By Kristopher J. Swiger, Joshua R. Thomas, Michael E. Hochman, Steven D. Hochman

50 reviews each Internist should still Know offers key reviews that experience formed the perform of inner medication. chosen utilizing a rigorous method, the stories conceal themes together with: preventative medication, endocrinology, hematology and oncology, musculoskeletal ailments, nephrology, gastroenterology, infectious illnesses, cardiology, pulmonology, geriatrics and palliative care, and psychological overall healthiness. for every research, a concise precis is gifted with an emphasis at the effects and obstacles of the examine, and its implications for perform. An illustrative medical case concludes each one evaluation, by way of short info on different suitable experiences. This ebook is a must-read for health and wellbeing care execs and someone who desires to research extra in regards to the information in the back of medical perform.

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And there was no] significant between-group difference in all-cause mortality. 2,3 Funding: Europe Against Cancer, the European Union, local grants, and an unrestricted grant from Beckman Coulter, which manufactures PSA tests. Year Study Began: 1991 Year Study Published: 2012 Study Location: Numerous sites in seven European countries (The Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland) Who Was Studied: Men between the ages of 55 and 69. 1 for a summary of the study’s design.

Based on the results of the Cochrane Review on mammography, what can you tell this patient about the risks and benefits of screening mammography? Suggested Answer: The Cochrane Mammography review suggests that screening mammography modestly reduces breast cancer mortality but may not reduce all-cause mortality. In addition, screening mammography leads to the diagnosis and unnecessary treatment of a substantial number of women who may never have developed symptoms of breast cancer. Some women may not feel that this trade-off is worth it.

2005;352(13):1293–1304. 3. Antithrombotic Trialists’ (ATT) Collaboration. Aspirin in the primary and secondary prevention of vascular disease: collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data from randomised trials. Lancet. 2009;373(9678):1849. 4. Dubé C et al. S. Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2007;146(5):365. Berger JS et al. Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events in women and men: a sex-specific meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. JAMA.

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