A quick review of: a great mobile ECG reference; a gout Dx tool; a contraception counseling aid; FPNotebook on mobile; and Klara.
Using music in medicine is an ancient practice. Here we review recent research efforts to better understand and apply music’s healing powers.
A mom brings her 2 young girls in for runny noses. But a close look at her face got this primary care doc thinking deeper thoughts.
Diabetes, obesity, CVD—all have been linked to disruption of the day-night rhythm caused by shift work. More facts and some tips for your shift-weary patients, here.
No monitoring necessary; don't use them before electrical cardioversion; and count them out for periprocedural use during AF ablation. Really?
Results of the LEGACY study show long-term weight loss decreases AF burden and supports sustained sinus rhythm. A short slide show summarizes the 2015 ACC late-breaking abstract.
Hormone replacement therapy won't protect postmenopausal women against stroke or heart disease, but don't discount it for symptoms of menopause just yet.
Evidence-based recommendations on the intake of free sugars to reduce the risk of noncommunicable diseases are the ingredients of a new WHO guideline. Find the recipe in these slides.
QUIZ: These 5 questions will gauge your general knowledge of how heart disease impacts women.
A small study highlights a big point: manage risk factors that affect the atrial fibrillation substrate and ablation therapy success rates improve (ARREST-AF Cohort Study).