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Giant Cell Arteritis: Examining Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Giant Cell Arteritis: Examining Challenges in Diagnosis and Treatment

Improved biomarkers are needed to monitor disease activity effectively in giant cell arteritis.

Doctors and the D Word: Talking About Death Is an Essential Skill — and One Often Lacking

Doctors and the D Word: Talking About Death Is an Essential Skill — and One Often Lacking

The reasons for physicians' discomfort with conversations about dying are as much cultural, social, and systemic as they are personal.

Managing Gout in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Managing Gout in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Although bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment strategy for severe obesity, there is a dearth of research regarding the effects of this procedure on patients with gout.

Undifferentiated Arthritis: Identifying Candidates for Early Treatment to Prevent Progression to RA

Undifferentiated Arthritis: Identifying Candidates for Early Treatment to Prevent Progression to RA

Given the substantial overlap with RA, emerging theories suggest that undifferentiated arthritis represents a unique window of opportunity to intervene in the pathology of RA before it becomes established.

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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