This cohort study of initial CKD evaluation in nephrology clinics examined which lab and imaging tests were obtained and how often the tests affected management.
Than and coauthors compared the effectiveness of a rapid diagnostic pathway with a standard-care diagnostic pathway for the assessment of patients with possible cardiac chest pain in a usual clinical practice setting. See also the Invited Commentary by Rahko.
This follow-up of a randomized clinical trial compares long-term immune responses to the standard hepatitis B virus vaccine regimen with a 4-injection intramuscular double-dose regimen and a 4-injection intradermal low-dose regimen among patients with HIV-1 infection.
Steg et al describe the current clinical patterns of patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) and the association of anginal symptoms or myocardial ischemia with clinical outcomes.
This randomized clinical trial reports no additional benefit of an intra-articular injection of methylprednisolone before exercise among patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.