The researchers tracked data related to risk of STIs, including HIV, syphilis, genital warts, gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, and trichomoniasis, psychiatric comorbidity, and pharmacologic treatment
for ADHD (methylphenidate or atomoxetine).
For women at term with a floating head and poor Bishop score, we would not intervene, until 41 weeks' gestation when we would initiate gentle cervical ripening with mechanical or pharmacologic treatment
of hypertension in adults aged 60 years or older to higher versus lower blood pressure targets: A clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
WASHINGTON -- The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' conclusion that insulin should be considered the first-line pharmacologic treatment
for gestational diabetes came under fire at a recent meeting on diabetes in pregnancy, indicating the extent to which controversy persists over the use of oral antidiabetic medications in pregnancy.
It is recommended that echocardiography be performed to assess for cardiac target organ damage (left ventricular mass, geometry, and function) at the time of consideration of pharmacologic treatment
of HTN," they wrote, suggesting repeat echocardiography could be used to monitor target organ damage at 6- to 12-month intervals.
Recommendation: Pharmacologic treatment
is recommended using alendronate, risedronate, zoledronic acid, or denosumab to reduce the risk of hip and vertebral fractures in women who have known osteoporosis diagnosed as a T score less than--2.
A multi-institutional team developing the technology announces that it would let doctors intervene earlier to help patients manage their conditions and help inform future pharmacologic treatment
There is currently no approved pharmacologic treatment
for adRP, which affects an estimated 30,000 patients worldwide.
Do not routinely offer pharmacologic treatment
with advanced vasoactive agents approved only for the management of pulmonary arterial hypertension to patients with pulmonary hypertension resulting from left heart disease or hypoxemic lung diseases.
Men with low vitamin D levels should receive vitamin D supplementation, and pharmacologic treatment
should be given to men aged 50 or older who have had spine or hip fractures, as well as men at high risk of fracture based on low bone mineral density and/or clinical risk factors.
As part of the guidelines for the general population, the American College of Physicians recommends pharmacologic treatment
should be offered to individuals who have osteoporosis or who have experienced fragility fractures (strong recommendation, high-quality evidence), and that calcium and 25(OH)D should be included along with the pharmacologic treatment
Although I agree with her that psychotherapy is an integral part of any treatment plan, the clinical vignette was used only to emphasize the need to aggressively and quickly start antidepressant and, more importantly, anxiolytic pharmacologic treatment
in acutely suicidal patients with severe anxiety and depression.