Browsing School of Medicine (MU) by Title "Journal of family practice, 50, no. 10 (October 2001)"
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What are the indications for treatment with angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors in patients with diabetes? (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2001)Tight control of hypertension treatment is key in preventing the vascular complications of diabetes. ACE inhibitors appear to have a protective effect that is independent of their antihypertensive effect. Unless there is ...
What is the best diagnostic approach to postmenopausal vaginal bleeding in women taking hormone replacement therapy? (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2001)Women on standard estrogen/progestin hormone replacement therapy (HRT) regimens frequently have irregular bleeding during the first 12 months of treatment. Therefore, those taking HRT should usually be evaluated after 1 ...
What is the value of screening for heart disease with an exercise stress test (EST) in an asymptomatic person? (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2001)There is insufficient evidence to recommend for or against an EST for screening asymptomatic individuals of any age. (Grade of Recommendation: C, based on case series.)