50 Studies Every Internist Should Know by Kristopher J. Swiger, Joshua R. Thomas, Michael E. Hochman, PDF

By Kristopher J. Swiger, Joshua R. Thomas, Michael E. Hochman, Steven D. Hochman

ISBN-10: 0199349932

ISBN-13: 9780199349937

50 stories each Internist should still Know offers key stories that experience formed the perform of inner drugs. chosen utilizing a rigorous technique, the reports conceal themes together with: preventative medication, endocrinology, hematology and oncology, musculoskeletal ailments, nephrology, gastroenterology, infectious illnesses, cardiology, pulmonology, geriatrics and palliative care, and psychological well-being. for every examine, a concise precis is gifted with an emphasis at the effects and obstacles of the learn, and its implications for perform. An illustrative medical case concludes every one assessment, via short details on different correct reviews. This booklet is a must-read for healthiness care pros and an individual who desires to research extra in regards to the facts at the back of scientific perform.

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CLINICAL CASE: SCREENING FOR PROSTATE CANCER Case History: A 50-year-old African American man whose father died from prostate cancer at the age of 64 presents to your clinic for a routine evaluation. Based on the results of the ERSPC trial, do you recommend prostate cancer screening for this patient? Suggested Answer: The ERSPC trial found that screening for prostate cancer with PSA testing every 4 years leads to a small reduction in prostate cancer deaths along with a substantial increase in the (potentially unnecessary) diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

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Hugosson J et a l. Mortality results from the Göteborg randomised population-based prostate-cancer screening trial. Lancet Oncol. 2010;11(8):725–732. 7. Andriole GL et al. Mortality results from a randomized prostate-cancer screening trial. N Engl J Med. 2009;360:1310–1319. 8. Andriole GL et al. Prostate cancer screening in the randomized Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial: mortality results after 13 years of follow-up. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2012;104:1–8. 9. Chou R et al.

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