Simple Pain Assessment From Three Basic Questions
May 22, 2013
Three easy-to-obtain pieces of information followed by a systematic recording of a general practitioners' prognostic judgment provide a simple, generic assessment of older patients presenting with musculoskeletal problems.
Niacin Revived as Option for Treating Hyperlipidemia
May 21, 2013
Despite negative results in a recent major trial, cardiologists are finding reasons to reconsider niacin's potential for cardiovascular prevention in reducing LDLs and triglcyerides and increasing HDLs.
Less May Be Best In Surgery for Diverticular Disease
May 20, 2013
Single-incision laparoscopic colectomy appears to have advantages over the standard laparasopic technique for patients with diverticular disease, and in the right hands even complicated cases can benefit from minimally invasive surgery.