Clinical-spotlight

Pharmacologic Approaches to Glycemic Treatment: The goals in caring for patients with diabetes mellitus are to eliminate symptoms and to prevent, or at least slow, the development of complications. FIND BELOW TREATMENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES:
Management of hypertensionMany guidelines exist for the management of hypertension. Most groups, including the JNC, the American Diabetes Associate (ADA), and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) recommend lifestyle modification as the first step in managing hypertension.Lifestyle modificationsJNC 7 recommendation...
Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest public health challenges of our time—few treatment options exist for people infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The 2020 Global Hypertension Practice Guidelines were developed by the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) Guidelines Committee based on evidence criteria to be used globally. RemoveIn addition to BP control, the therapeutic strategy should include lifestyle changes, body weight control and the effective treatment of the other risk fac...
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) issued updated clinical practice guidelines for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), an infection of the lung parenchyma that occurs in persons outside of a hospital setting, is associated with high morbidity and mortality.&nb...
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon (AAOS): American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon (AAOS) developed 14 strong and moderate-strength recommendations to decrease surgical site infections after major extremity trauma Summary of Recommendations 1.      Initial Antibiotics Early delivery of antibiotics is...
Best Practice Advice from the American College of Physicians The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recognized antibiotic-resistant infections as a global threat. Antimicrobial overuse, particularly with broad-spectrum antibiotics, drives resistance and causes adverse events in u...
AGA Gastroenterology Journal: Published on November, 2022In adults, obesity-related complications, such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, obstructive sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, and certain types of cancer (eg, colorectal cancer), have also increased, contributing to high morbidit...
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has provided recommendations for the treatment of vasomotor and vaginal symptoms related to menopause.Vasomotor and vaginal symptoms are cardinal symptoms of menopause. Vasomotor symptoms can be particularly troubling to women and are the most commonly reported menopausal symptoms.M...
The US Food and Drug Administration have approved the world's first vaccine Ixchiq for chikungunya. “Infection with chikungunya virus can lead to severe disease and prolonged health problems, particularly for older adults and individuals with underlying medical conditions,”The most common symptoms of chikungunya include fever and joint pain. O...
Dengue fever has been a significant public health issue in Bangladesh over the years. Our country has experienced periodic outbreaks of dengue, particularly during the monsoon season when the mosquito population increases. The dengue outbreak in Bangladesh has taken a worrisome turn as the number of cases and fatalities continues to rise, sign...