Latest Features

The Role of Neurogenic Inflammation in Fibromyalgia Pathophysiology

The Role of Neurogenic Inflammation in Fibromyalgia Pathophysiology

Geoffrey Littlejohn, MD, provides a clinical perspective on the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia and the role of neurogenic inflammation in the disease process.

Treating Osteoporotic Pain: Expert Interview

Treating Osteoporotic Pain: Expert Interview

Pain resulting from osteoporotic fractures should be treated with a multimodal approach that includes pharmacological and nonpharmacological strategies.

Managing Cardiovascular Risk in Rheumatoid Cachexia

Managing Cardiovascular Risk in Rheumatoid Cachexia

Because of the increased risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, the increase in fat mass caused by rheumatoid cachexia can be especially concerning.

Gender Differences in Axial Spondyloarthritis: Comparing Disease Burden and Treatment

Gender Differences in Axial Spondyloarthritis: Comparing Disease Burden and Treatment

An improved understanding of the gender differences in axial spondyloarthritis can improve disease treatment and reduce disease burden.

Opinions

Pain Management The Opioid Epidemic: Why Your Prescribing Habits Matter

The Opioid Epidemic: Why Your Prescribing Habits Matter

If physicians have a genuine interest in acting with beneficence and nonmaleficence, they should recognize that their prescribing habits have significant consequences for their patients.

Practice Management Reexamining the Role of Concierge Medicine in Primary Care

Reexamining the Role of Concierge Medicine in Primary Care

During the last decade, the number of medical students choosing internal or family medicine has dropped by approximately 80%.

Opinion Wearable Fitness Trackers: Are We Placing Too Much Faith in Them?

Wearable Fitness Trackers: Are We Placing Too Much Faith in Them?

The utility and effectiveness of wearable fitness devices are discussed in a clinician's opinion piece.

Case Studies and Clinical Highlights

Case Study: A Syncopal Episode During a Camping Trip

Case Study: A Syncopal Episode During a Camping Trip

A 52-year-old man presents to the emergency department with dizziness and fatigue after a syncopal episode on a camping trip.

Case Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis Cardiac Manifestations

Case Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis Cardiac Manifestations

A 69 year old man presents joint pain (wrists, elbows, hands, and knees) and swelling with no evidence of erosions.

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Respiratory Failure in a Patient With SLE

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Respiratory Failure in a Patient With SLE

A female patient with systemic lupus erythematosus presents to the emergency department with an 8 week history of dyspnea, dysphonia, and non-productive cough.

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