Inpatient management of patients with increasingly virulent community acquired and nosocomial infections, ranging from bacteremia to C. difficile colitis, presents hospitalists with challenging choices.
Many accepted practices in hospital medicine, ranging from electrolyte management to the components of a syncope workup, may have scant or equivocal evidence to support their use.
In middle-aged women, depression is associated with a significantly increased risk of stroke, even after adjustment for lifestyle and physiological variables.
Moderate aerobic exercise prevents fructose-induced hypertriglyceridemia in healthy males.
People with hypertension have a taste for more salt in their food than do individuals with normotension.