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  • Should you reassess your patient’s asthma diagnosis? 

    Stevermer, James J.; Hayes, Alisa (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2018-11)
    Should you reassess your patient's asthma diagnosis? Asthma may not be a permanent diagnosis in adults. A study finds that up to one-third of adults with physician-diagnosed asthma no longer had it after 5 years. ...
  • Time to stop glucosamine and chondroitin for knee OA? 

    Lyon, Corey; Mullen, Rebecca; Ashby, Drew (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2018-09)
    Time to stop glucosamine and chondroitin for knee OA? Prior studies provided conflicting results regarding the efficacy of these medications. This study offers evidence for discontinuing them. Practice changer: Tell patients ...
  • Time to switch to nonsterile gloves for these procedures? 

    Castelli, Gregory; Friedlander, Mary Pat (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2018-08)
    Time to switch to nonsterile gloves for these procedures? Are sterile gloves worth the extra cost for common cutaneous surgeries? This systematic review and meta-analysis provides answers. Practice changer: Using nonsterile ...
  • First-time, mild diverticulitis: Antibiotics or watchful waiting? 

    Marshall, Bob; Prasad, Shailendra; Noel, Mary Alice; Burket, Jeffrey; Arnold, Michael; Arthur, Benjamin; Bennett, Nick; Smith, Ashley (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2018-07)
    First-time, mild diverticulitis: antibiotics or watchful waiting? Dn't jump to antibiotic Tx for mild, uncomplicated diverticulitis, a recent RCT says. Observation may be just as effective. Practice changer: For mild, ...
  • Let low-risk moms eat during labor? 

    Phelps, Karen; Davers, Justin; Seehusen, Dean A.; Stevermer, James J. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2018-06)
    Let low-risk moms eat during labor? Allowing low-risk pregnant women to eat less restrictive diets during labor may not only make them happier, but may shorten labor, too. Practice changer: Allowing low-risk patients ...
  • What medical therapies work for gastroparesis? 

    Wells, Orion; Warcola, Ashley; Neher, Jon; Safranek, Sarah (2018-11)
    Q: What medical therapies work for gastroparesis? Evidence-based answer: It’s unclear if there are any highly effective medications for gastroparesis (TABLE1-10). Metoclopramide improves the sense of fullness by about 40% ...
  • What’s the best VTE treatment for patients with cancer? 

    Pham, Thuy; Sundquist, Hannah; Kelsberg, Gary; Safranek, Sarah (2018-10)
    Q: What’s the best VTE treatment for patients with cancer? Evidence-based answer: No. Head-to-head studies directly compare all the main treatments for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in cancer patients. Long-term treatment ...
  • How effectively do ACE inhibitors and ARBs prevent migraines? 

    Morris, Brendan; Neher, Jon; Safranek, Sarah (2018-10)
    Q: How effectively do ACE inhibitors and ARBs prevent migraines? Evidence-based answer: The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor lisinopril reduces the number of migraines by about 1.5 per month in patients ...
  • Do statins alter the risk or progression of dementia? 

    Tang, Tess; Clifton, Jospeh; Neher, Jon; Safranek, Sarah (2018-09)
    Q: Do statins alter the risk or progression of dementia? Evidence-based answer: No. Moderate-intensity statin therapy (with pravastatin or simvastatin) doesn’t prevent progression to dementia in patients at increased risk. ...
  • How often does long-term PPI therapy cause clinically significant hypomagnesemia? 

    Plaut, Timothy; Graeme, Katelyn; Stigleman, Sue; Hulkower, Stephen; Woodall, Tasha (2018-09)
    Q: How often does long-term PPI therapy cause clinically significant hypomagnesemia? EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: Rarely. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be associated with decreases in serum magnesium laboratory values to ...
  • What’s the best secondary treatment for patients who fail initial triple therapy for H pylori? 

    Jones, Leanne; Ta, Julien; Kelsberg, Gary (2018-08)
    Q: What’s the best secondary treatment for patients who fail initial triple therapy for H pylori? Evidence-based answer: treating patients with Helicobacter pylori infection who have failed clarithromycin-based triple ...
  • Can CBT effectively treat adult insomnia disorder? 

    Fox, Steven; Nashelsky, Joan; Jack, Michael (2018-07)
    Q: Can CBT effectively treat adult insomnia disorder? Evidence-based answer: Yes. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) administered individually, in a group setting, or on the internet is effective for treating insomnia in ...
  • What are the benefits/risks of giving betamethasone to women at risk of late preterm labor? 

    Dresang, Lee; Hooper-Lane, Christopher (2018-07)
    Q: What are the benefits/risks of giving betamethasone to women at risk of late preterm labor? Evidence-based answer: Giving betamethasone to women at risk for delivery between 34 weeks 0 days and 36 weeks 6 days can lower ...
  • Does prophylactic azithromycin reduce the number of COPD exacerbations or hospitalizations? 

    Lyon, Corey; Radi, Roxanne; Staff, Thomas; Nashelsky, Joan (2018-06)
    Q Does prophylactic azithromycin reduce the number of COPD exacerbations or hospitalizations? EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: Yes for exacerbations, no for hospitalizations. Prophylactic azithromycin reduces the number of exacerbations ...
  • How effective and safe is fecal microbial transplant in preventing C difficile recurrence? 

    Meyers, Shawn; Shin, Jessica; Neher, Jon O.; Safranek, Sarah (2018-06)
    Q: How effective and safe is fecal microbial transplant in preventing C difficile recurrence? Evidence-based answer: fecal microbial transplant (fmt) is reasonably safe and effective. In patients who have had multiple ...
  • How effective and safe is fecal microbial transplant in preventing C difficile recurrence? 

    Meyers, Shawn; Meyers, Shawn; Shih, Jessica; Neher, Jon O. (2018-06)
    Q. How effective and safe is fecal microbial transplant in preventing C difficile recurrence? Evidence-based answer: fecal microbial transplant (fmt) is reasonably safe and effective. In patients who have had multiple ...
  • Mutation, 2018 

    University of Missouri--Columbia. School of Medicine; University of Missouri--Columbia. School of Nursing (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    Yearbook for the University of Missouri--Columbia School of Medicine.
  • Protection from pneumonic plague by the induction of heme oxygenase-1 

    Willix, Joshua (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
    Yersinia pestis is the etiological agent of the disease known as plague. The pathology of this disease is characterized by organ failure due to necrosis and hyperinflammation towards the end of the disease. However, Y. ...
  • Nerve tissue 

    Krause, William J., II, 1942- (University of Missouri, School of Medicine, Dept. of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences, 2005)
  • Missouri hospitalist calendar 

    Folzenlogen, Robert (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2010-07)

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