Navigation Links
September/October 2011 Annals of Family Medicine Tip Sheet
Date:9/12/2011

reported by 2.5 percent, 2.5 percent and 5 percent of patients with no, mild, and moderate to severe CKD, respectively. Nearly all of the NSAIDs used were over-the-counter. Importantly, among those with moderate to severe CKD who were currently using NSAIDs, 10 percent had a current NSAID prescription, and 66 percent had used NSAIDs for more than one year. The authors note that NSAIDs have been associated both with acute kidney injury in the general population and with disease progression in those with CKD. As such, they recommend that primary care physicians, who are likely to manage both early-stage CKD and indications for NSAID use, be aware of the rates of NSAID use (both prescribed and over-the-counter), assess the risk of NSAID use in each patient, and most importantly, engage each patient in informed decision making about the risks and benefits of NSAID use.

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Use Among Persons With Chronic Kidney Disease in the United States
By Laura Plantinga, Sc. M., et al
University of California, San Francisco


Widely Used Coronary Disease Risk Prediction Models Fail to Accurately Predict Risk

Evaluating the performance of two long-established coronary disease risk scoring mechanisms, the original and REGICOR Framingham functions, researchers found one overestimates risk, whereas the other underestimates it. The 10-year observational study of 447 adult nondiabetic patients in Spain found the Framingham risk function overestimated coronary risk by 73 percent (by 48 percent in men and by 136 percent in women), whereas the REGICOR Framingham function underpredicted the population's coronary risk by 64 percent. Moreover, the original Framingham function selected a greater percentage of candidates for antihypertensive and lipid-lowering therapies than the REGICOR function (13 percent vs. 8 percent) and (14 percent vs. 7 percent), respectively. The proportion of patients included in the high c
'/>"/>

Contact: Angela Sharma
asharma@aafp.org
913-269-2269
American Academy of Family Physicians
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related medicine news :

1. Embargoed news from Annals of Internal Medicine
2. Embargoed news from Annals of Internal Medicine
3. Annals and ACP announce recipients of Junior Investigator Recognition Award
4. Prix Galien winners published in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
5. March/April 2011 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
6. March/April 2010 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
7. Embargoed News from Annals of Internal Medicine
8. Annals of Surgical Oncology adds new society affiliation
9. Rising Health Care Costs Hitting Family Pocketbooks
10. Family Heart Disease Risk Linked to Genes, Not Lifestyle
11. Family history a risk factor for COPD
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... ADVOCATE, the ... have been awarded the exclusive billing agreements with Jackson Radiology Associates in Jackson, ... encompassing their proprietary suite of billing process software functionality called Experience Based Technology ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... ... On June 26, 2015, Harper’s Bazaar Magazine in an article titled “5 ... not expect to cause acne flare-ups. The list includes pillowcases, cell phones, ... are clogged pores and bacteria and each of the named triggers unexpectedly creates a ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... Lakeview ... more than doubled the size of its medical staff to further enhance its ... which includes physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants -- now totals 17, compared ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Family and professional dementia caregivers are invited ... 9, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center from 7:30 am-4:30 pm. ... Campbell, the wife and daughter of singer Glen Campbell, who will discuss their ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... ... June 30, 2015 , ... From the moment a patient enters the office ... care that they receive and the luxury in which they are bathed. The ... proud to offer the same experience, just better! , Their office is a state-of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ADVOCATE Wins Billing Agreements with Jackson Radiology Associates 2Health News:A List of 5 Surprising Acne Triggers and the Latest Acne Treatment Options 2Health News:Lakeview Health, a Nationally Recognized Drug Rehabilitation Center in Florida, Doubles Size of Medical Staff 2Health News:Family of Singer Glen Campbell to Discuss Living with Dementia at the Alzheimer's Association of Colorado's 26th Annual Education Symposium 2Health News:NJ Top Dentist, Dr. Laurence C. Breiterman is Now Offering the WOW Factor at His Highly Regarded Dental Practice 2Health News:NJ Top Dentist, Dr. Laurence C. Breiterman is Now Offering the WOW Factor at His Highly Regarded Dental Practice 3Health News:NJ Top Dentist, Dr. Laurence C. Breiterman is Now Offering the WOW Factor at His Highly Regarded Dental Practice 4
... Association of Urology (EAU) and Europa Uomo, the ... have entered into an,affiliated partnership as part of ... in Europe with regards to urological diseases. Professor ... this unique,EAU affiliated partnership, Europa Uomo will gain ...
... helpings of gravy and dessert at the holiday table are ... thought. According to a new research report recently appearing online ... diet that is high in fat and in sugar actually ... too much fat. This means these foods hit you with ...
... , SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 30 ... operating subsidiary Mellow Hope finalized contract details with one of ... promises additional increase in revenues for Hard to Treat Diseases ... the Indian company secures the supply of raw pharmaceutical material ...
... , MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 30 A new study has found ... a current intention to shop for and possibly switch their Medicare ... Over the past four years, the "intention to switch" measure has ... not everyone with some intention to switch actually will leave their ...
... bills stack up , MONDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- ... differ in a number of ways but achieve the same ... , Legislation approved by the House of Representatives earlier this ... Senate is preparing to debate a proposal to expand coverage ...
... ... Institute of Women,s Health of North America in Florida will offer 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccination. ... visit our website to locate a convenient LOCATION near you or call 1-877-966-3672. ... (Vocus) November 30, 2009 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Western diets turn on fat genes 2Health News:Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) Closes 1 Million Dollar Contract Indian Pharmaceutical 2Health News:Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS) Closes 1 Million Dollar Contract Indian Pharmaceutical 3Health News:More Seniors Considering Health Insurance Switch 2Health News:Health Reform: What's in It for You? 2Health News:Health Reform: What's in It for You? 3Health News:2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccination Being Offered at Various Affiliated Campuses of the Institute of Women's Health of North America in Florida 2Health News:2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccination Being Offered at Various Affiliated Campuses of the Institute of Women's Health of North America in Florida 3
(Date:6/30/2015)... , June 30, 2015  Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... cardio-renal, gastrointestinal and metabolic diseases, today announced that the ... 14, 2015, from 8:00 a.m.- 1:00 pm EDT in ... The Ardelyx senior management team will present an ... compound, tenapanor, which has completed Phase 2b clinical trials ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... JERUSALEM , June 30, 2015 ... http://www.oramed.com ), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical Company focused on the ... the first patient has been screened in the Company,s ...  This U.S. based study will be performed under the ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Small Cap IR issues report. Recently, ... custom Arrayit blood card technology to Vivos, Global Genome ... Vivos offers an impervious, impenetrable and permanent DNA storage ... child on Earth, a safe and secure nuclear blast-proof, ... allow the rapid collection, separation, drying and storage of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Ardelyx to Host Inaugural R&D Investor Day in New York City on July 14, 2015 2Oramed Enrolls First Patient in its Phase IIb Oral Insulin Study 2Oramed Enrolls First Patient in its Phase IIb Oral Insulin Study 3Small Cap IR - Empowering the Age of Genetic Enlightenment 2
The adult blanket provides full coverage for patients of all sizes. The generous size and versatility of these blankets include extra material for the shoulders and feet. The foot drape also reduces ...
This revolutionary system combines the CSZ Head Wrap and Patient Vest for a non-invasive whole body hypothermia system. This method of cooling the patient allows for early treatment that is fast, cos...
The fabric is antistatic and non-linting and is both oil and water repellent.These superior blankets are an environmental friendly alternative to disposable blankets....
The Bair Hugger outpatient blanket makes it easy to give your patients the benefit of prewarming and enhance patient comfort during outpatient procedures....
Medicine Products: