Clinical practice guideline recommendations related to screening and treatment can change markedly over time as new evidence about best practices and clinical outcomes of various treatments emerges.
Health & Medicine
Saurabh Jha of the Perelman School of Medicine writes about his residency experience in a local Veterans Affairs hospital.
Elizabeth Grice of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on a bacteria hygiene experiment.
Thomas Wadden of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on results from an obesity study.
David Seth Goldberg of the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the results from a study looking at the effect of geography on liver transplants and patient outcomes.
David Oslin of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on weaning elderly patients off medications they were prescribed to years ago.
Rose Nolen-Walston of the School of Veterinary Medicine comments on the effectiveness of the nasal strips used to help prevent bleeding in horses’ lungs.
Bridgette Brawner of the Perelman School of Medicine explains “geobehavioral vulnerability” and discusses HIV risk.
Nearly half of all adults in the United States suffer from the gum disease periodontitis, and 8.5 percent have a severe form that can raise the risk of heart disease, diabetes, arthritis and pregnancy complications.