This pharmacoepidemiology study uses national Canadian electronic medical record data to describe treatment indications for antidepressants and temporal trends in antidepressant prescribing for depression in Quebec, Canada, from 2006 through 2015.
Omuro and DeAngelis review the clinical management of malignant gliomas, including genetic and environmental risk factors such as cell phones, diagnostic pitfalls, symptom management, specific antitumor therapy, and common complications.
The US Burden of Disease Collaborators used a systematic analysis of descriptive epidemiology of diseases and injuries, their sequelae, and risk factors or clusters of risk factors from 1990 to 2010 to describe the health status of the United States. In an editorial, Fineberg discusses the health of the US population.
A 32-year-old woman with severe headaches had normal laboratory and neurologic results except for an elevated platelet count. What is the most likely cause for the elevated platelet count?
This phase 2 randomized trial reports that spores of nontoxigenic Clostridium difficile strain M3 were well tolerated, appeared to be safe, and reduced recurrence of C difficile infection (CDI) among patients who had previously had CDI treated with metronidazole or vancomycin.
This synopsis of a medicine grand rounds conference uses an example of a patient with chronic low back pain as the basis for discussing the use of medical marijuana for treating chronic pain and other disorders.