Grupo de Estudos em Semiologia e Propedêutica

March 2018

Digital rectal exam may be ineffective for prostate cancer screening, meta-analysis indicates

ACP Internist Weekly | PROSTATE CANCER | MARCH 20, 2018

The authors recommended against routine screening with this method in primary care to minimize unnecessary diagnostic testing, overdiagnosis, and overtreatment.
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Time to Add a Fifth Pillar to Bedside Physical Examination Inspection, Palpation, Percussion, Auscultation, and Insonation

Jagat Narula, MD, PhD1; Y. Chandrashekhar, MD2; Eugene Braunwald, MD3
  • 1 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York
  • 2 University of Minnesota School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis
  • 3 Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
JAMA Cardiol. Published online February 28, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2018.0001
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Hipertensão arterial - novos valores

As Sociedades Americanas (American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association - ACC/AHA) em 2017 estipularam novos valores para o diagnóstico de hipertensão arterial. Agora considera-se como hipertensão valores ≥ 130/80mmHg.Ler mais…