A 59-year-old woman presented to clinic for evaluation of multiple moles. Although the moles were not suspicious on physical exam, she was noted to have bilateral deformities of her thumb nails. Her past medical history is significant for chronic knee pain and breast cancer that was successfully treated 13 years ago. What is your diagnosis?
Several factors should be considered when choosing a medication and dosing schedule for this depressed adult male who reports being "very sensitive" to medication and expresses particular concern about being either sedated or "revved up" from an antidepressant.
While annually screening a carefully selected population of current and former smokers will result in decreased lung cancer and all-cause mortality, the intervention will not lead to a decrease in smoking.
Although an increasing number of studies focus on health information technology (HIT), a recent review of those reports revealed many HIT components lack sufficient evidence on the effects of their implementation.