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New treatment guidelines on diagnosis and management of achalasia

New treatment guidelines on diagnosis and management of achalasia

Primer provides physicians with current approaches to diagnose and manage concussions in patients

Primer provides physicians with current approaches to diagnose and manage concussions in patients

Researchers find that over 40% of patients treated for COPD did not actually have the disease

Researchers find that over 40% of patients treated for COPD did not actually have the disease

Renaissance in drug development for rare diseases

Renaissance in drug development for rare diseases

Longer looks: Paying the oncologist; plenty of diagnostic errors, a patient revolution

Longer looks: Paying the oncologist; plenty of diagnostic errors, a patient revolution

Bipolar disorder questionnaires limited for patients with SUD

Bipolar disorder questionnaires limited for patients with SUD

Johns Hopkins researchers find that diagnostic errors accounted for largest fraction of claims

Johns Hopkins researchers find that diagnostic errors accounted for largest fraction of claims

Report: Patients with mental health problems need culturally sensitive treatment

Report: Patients with mental health problems need culturally sensitive treatment

New bedside electronic device can determine the cause of severe dizziness

New bedside electronic device can determine the cause of severe dizziness

Misdiagnosis of obsessive compulsive disorder and ADHD can jeopardize patient care

Misdiagnosis of obsessive compulsive disorder and ADHD can jeopardize patient care

Combination of imaging and biomarker tests helps predict Alzheimer's in patients with MCI

Combination of imaging and biomarker tests helps predict Alzheimer's in patients with MCI

Study: Only one third of MSM can easily access HIV services

Study: Only one third of MSM can easily access HIV services

Ocular sebaceous carcinoma rare, but often misdiagnosed in UK

Ocular sebaceous carcinoma rare, but often misdiagnosed in UK

Canadian Cardiovascular Society issues new pediatric heart failure guidelines

Canadian Cardiovascular Society issues new pediatric heart failure guidelines

Mental Health experts examine classifications of children's illness; Eating disorders patients worry about coverage

Mental Health experts examine classifications of children's illness; Eating disorders patients worry about coverage

First Edition: October 19, 2012

First Edition: October 19, 2012

Differentiating features of BD, early-onset ADHD identified

Differentiating features of BD, early-onset ADHD identified

Biopolar disorder screening uncovers hidden anxiety

Biopolar disorder screening uncovers hidden anxiety

ICU misdiagnosis alarmingly common in the acute care setting

ICU misdiagnosis alarmingly common in the acute care setting

Clinicians need to discuss disorders of consciousness with ethical sensitivity

Clinicians need to discuss disorders of consciousness with ethical sensitivity