12/15/11 with Hillary

posted Dec 12, 2011, 7:09 AM by Ari Kriegsman   [ updated Dec 12, 2011, 7:11 AM ]
JW 11/1/11



Articles to Focus On:
Nov 1

Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection Is Ineffective for Chronic Lumbar Radiculopathy ..................... 165
Physicians Perceive That Patients Receive Excessive Care ........................ 165
Each Lifestyle Factor Adds to Diabetes Risk ......................................167
Do Symptoms Correlate with Degree of Hypercalcemia in Primary Hyperparathyroidism? ....................... 167
Some Subjective Memory Complaints Predict Cognitive Dysfunction ............................. 168
Spironolactone plus Trimethoprim Induces Hyperkalemia in Elders .......................... 168
Xanthelasmata Signals Excess Risks for Ischemic Vascular Disease and Death ........ 168
Staphylococcal Decolonization Can Work â   Temporarily ..................................... 169
NSAID Use Can Lower Hemoglobin Levels.......... 170
Effect of Advance Directives on End-of-Life Expenditures Varies Regionally ........................... 171
Estradiol Vaginal Ring vs. Oral Oxybutynin for Overactive Bladder .......................................... 171


November 15 

Elevated Risk for Prostate Cancer Found with Vitamin E Supplementation ......................... 173
Short-Term Stroke Risk in Patients Who Suffer Transient Ischemic Attacks ............ 173
Carotid Artery Stenting in the Real World ............ 174
Colchicine Protects Against Recurrent Pericarditis ........................................... 175
Mortality in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery ........................ 176 
Delays in Treatment for STEMI Raise Risk for Congestive Heart Failure ................................ 176

Pulmonary Embolism After Total Hip Arthroplasty .................................. 176
Is Lumbar Diskectomy Worthwhile After 6 Months of Symptoms?.............................. 177
Risk-Stratifi ed Intervention for Low Back Pain: More Effective, Less Costly ...........................177

Individual vs. Group Interventions in Patients with Diabetes ...................................... 178

Should We Screen for Celiac Disease in IBS Patients? ....................................................... 178
HPV Vaccination: Three Doses Might Not Be Necessary .............. 179

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Revisits Prostate Cancer Screening ................... 175


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Ari Kriegsman,
Dec 12, 2011, 7:09 AM
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Ari Kriegsman,
Dec 12, 2011, 7:09 AM
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