Tag Archive: Internal Medicine

Aug 15

The findings are published online August 11 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

The CV–event risk was significantly increased among patients with symptoms but no ischemia at stress testing compared with those who had neither symptoms nor objective ischemia, suggested a large, prospective observational study of patients with stable CAD. However, the risk was not elevated or reduced in patients with silent ischemia at stress testing. The findings …

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Aug 09

Results of a novel study have pointed that the majority of men and women at risk for cardiovascular disease

Results of a novel study have pointed that the majority of men and women at risk for cardiovascular disease, eligible for primary–prevention aspirin therapy, do not receive a recommendation for the drug from their physician. Only 34% eligible men and 42% eligible women recalled receiving a recommendation for the drug from their physician, reported the …

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Jan 22

In a retrospective study in JAMA Internal Medicine

In a retrospective study in JAMA Internal Medicine, the presence of a respiratory infection untreated by an antibiotic, as well as exposure to an antibiotic, after accounting for other factors, were both associated with more than twice the likelihood of having an INR reading of 5.0 or higher (ORs 2.46 and 2.12, respectively) in patients …

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