Browsing Priority Updates to Research Literature (PURLs) by Author "Mendoza, Michael D."
Mendoza, Michael D.; Hickner, John; Ewigman, Bernard (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2008-11)Stop routinely recommending blood glucose self-monitoring for patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes. Self-monitoring does not improve glycemic control for patients who are not taking insulin, and it increases the ...
Mendoza, Michael D.; Stevermer, James J.; Ewigman, Bernard (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2008-05)Use thiazide-type diuretics for hypertension in patients with metabolic syndrome to reduce stroke and heart failure. Strength of recommendation B: Single well done randomized controlled trial.
Vargish, Lisa; Mendoza, Michael D.; Ewigman, Bernard; Hickner, John (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2009-08)Identify infants with positional preference early and consider referral to pediatric physical therapy at 7 or 8 weeks to prevent severe deformational plagiocephaly (DP). Strength of recommendation: B: Based on a single ...