On what day of the year is myocardial infarction risk the highest?
In this podcast, Parag Goyal, MD, MSc, provides an overview of a new risk calculator and explains how it can play a role in meeting the “need to move toward a more tailored, personalized approach” to postdischarge therapy.
It is well-known that patients’ blood pressure often elevates in the presence of pain. In a recent study, Elizabeth Pfoh, PhD, MPH, and her colleagues examined how elevated blood pressure and pain status impacted how physicians modified medication regimens. In this Q&A, Dr. Pfoh answered our questions about the study.
The medical community is uniquely positioned to help combat the spread of medical misinformation. Now that online groups opposed to proven medical interventions are taking aim at statins, here is what providers need to communicate to their patients, according to Ann Marie Navar, MD, PhD.