Marie Bradley, PhD, MPharm, MScPH, on Apixaban and Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Patients With NVAF
In this Q&A, Marie Bradley, PhD, discusses a recent study in which researchers examined how the benefit risk of apixaban and warfarin varied by age in patients aged less than 65 years with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is the childhood mental health condition for which pharmacotherapy is best understood. But stimulants “fail” to assist many patients with ADHD, and this presents a clinical challenge.
The World Health Organization has released a new recommendation on preventive measures against malaria infection and transmission for at-risk children.
In this Q&A, Sara Reece, PharmD, CDCES, discusses the use of GLP-1 agonists and SGLT-2 inhibitors to improve cardiovascular and renal outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes.
The AAN released guidelines for the treatment of insomnia and disrupted sleep behavior in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. In this Q&A, Ashura Williams Buckley, MD, lead author of the guidelines and the director of Sleep and Neurodevelopment Service at the NIMH discusses them in further detail.
Hannah Wulczyn, MPA, discusses the Computerized Adaptive Screen for Suicidal Youth, or CASSY, the first-of-its-kind screening tool used for suicide risk in pediatric emergency departments.
An 11-year-old girl recently sustained a concussion during field hockey practice. Since then, she has been experiencing headaches and her mother has noticed that she seems more irritable than usual.
Shear-Wave Elastography in the Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules and Correlation With Aggressive Features on Microscopy
A 71-year-old man presented for evaluation of a thyroid nodule that had been found incidentally on carotid ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging of the brain.
A 79-year-old man is being evaluated for aortic stenosis. He is known to have had aortic stenosis for the last several years, with serial clinical follow-up visits for symptoms and noninvasive tests for aortic stenosis parameters.
A 21-year-old primigravida woman at 21 weeks of gestation presented to the dermatology clinic for a rapidly developing, nonpruritic, scaly rash that had begun 1 week prior on her left flank and that had spread to her abdomen, breasts, and back.