• Another good reason to recommend low-dose aspirin 

    Oyola, Sonia; Kirley, Katherine (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2015-05)
    Evidence shows that daily low-dose aspirin during pregnancy can safely lower the risk of preeclampsia and other adverse outcomes. Practice changer: Prescribe low-dose aspirin (eg, 81 mg/d) to pregnant women who are at ...
  • Is this pregnancy viable? 

    Slattengren, Andrew H.; Prasad, Shailendra; Oyola, Sonia (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-06)
    Measure serum progesterone levels of women with bleeding or pain and inconclusive ultrasound in early pregnancy to rule out viability, potentially eliminating the need for serial b-hormone human chorionic gonadotropin ...
  • A safer way to prevent VTE recurrence 

    Kaiseruddin, Altaf; Oyola, Sonia; Rao, Goutham (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2012-11)
    After patients with unprovoked venous thromboembolism (VTE) complete a 6- to 18-month course of oral anticoagulation therapy, consider a switch to aspirin. Strength of recommendation A: Based on one well-designed, randomized ...
  • Suspect carpal tunnel?: try this 

    Oyola, Sonia; Jones, Kohar; Rao, Goutham (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-05)
    For best results, use the modified Phalen's test (MPT) rather than the traditional Phalen's when you suspect carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS).
  • What's best for IBS? 

    Oyola, Sonia; Rao, Goutham (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2012-04)
    Recommend antispasmodics or antidepressants for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and explain that, while fiber may have other benefits, it is unlikely to relieve IBS symptoms. Strength of recommendation A: Based ...