January 2014

posted Jan 9, 2014, 6:50 AM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Jan 9, 2014, 10:12 AM ]
Please focus on the January issue, and the articles indicated.

Dec 15
Treating Renal-Artery Stenosis: Skip the Stent
Dual Blockade of the Renin-Angiotensin System Fails Again
Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Patients with Resistant Hypertension
Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Are Associated with Subsequent Lower Cardiovascular Risk
Vitamin D-Binding Protein Levels Are Lower in Blacks Than in Whites

Lower Blood Pressure in Patients with CKD Is Associated with Fewer Adverse Cardiovascular Events
New Tamsulosin Use Is Associated with Severe Hypotension 
Exercise Interventions Can Prevent Injurious Falls in Elders
Questions About Risks and Benefits of Testosterone Therapy
New Cholesterol Guidelines Spur Debate
Lung Cancer Screening with Computed Tomography - Now Recommended
Five-Day Prednisone Therapy Should Be the Norm for Treating COPD Exacerbations
Dual Blockade of the Renin-Angiotensin- Aldosterone Therapy
Mediterranean Diet Tested in a Randomized Trial
Electronic Cigarettes: Increasingly Used, Still Unregulated, Poorly Understood
Can We Give Up Pap Smears?
Preventing Unnecessary Outpatient Visits for Pharyngitis