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The Monro-Kellie Doctrine: A Review and Call for Revision

The Monro-Kellie Doctrine: A Review and Call for Revision Abstract SUMMARY: The Monro-Kellie doctrine is a well-accepted principle of intracranial hemodynamics. It has undergone few consequential revisions since it was established. Its principle is straightforward: The combined volume of neuronal tissue, blood, and CSF is constant. To maintain homeostatic intracranial pressure, any increase or decrease in […]

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Obstetric management of the most common autoimmune diseases: A narrative review

Obstetric management of the most common autoimmune diseases: A narrative review Abstract Historically, women with an autoimmune disease (AD) could not get pregnant due to infertility frequently linked to the medical condition or because the pregnancy was contraindicated, as it could harm the mother and the future child. Sometimes, pregnancy was contraindicated because the medication […]

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Standards of Care in Diabetes (ADA) – 2023

Standards of Care in Diabetes 2023 Las nuevas pautas incluyen actualizaciones de las recomendaciones sobre la obesidad, la hipertensión, los medicamentos para la insuficiencia cardíaca, los determinantes sociales de la salud y el control de los lípidos. Hoy, la American Diabetes Association® (ADA) publicó Standards of Care in Diabetes—2023 (Estándares de atención), pautas integrales basadas […]

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POCUS in dyspnea, nontraumatic hypotension, and shock; a systematic review of existing evidence

POCUS in dyspnea, nontraumatic hypotension, and shock; a systematic review of existing evidence Highlights Diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in patients with dyspnea, non-traumatic hypotension, and shock is higher when compared to not using POCUS in the initial workup.POCUS narrows the differential diagnoses and speeds up in time to diagnosis, where chest X-ray needs […]

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Stroke and Emerging Blood Biomarkers: A Clinical Prospective

Stroke and Emerging Blood Biomarkers: A Clinical Prospective Abstract Stroke constitutes the primary source of adult functional disability, exhibiting a paramount socioeconomic burden. Thus, it is of great importance that the prediction of stroke outcome be both prompt and accurate. Although modern neuroimaging and neurophysiological techniques are accessible, easily available blood biomarkers reflecting underlying stroke-related […]

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Peritoneal Dialysis Prescription and Adequacy in Clinical Practice: Core Curriculum 2023

Peritoneal Dialysis Prescription and Adequacy in Clinical Practice: Core Curriculum 2023 As the global prevalence of peritoneal dialysis (PD) continues to grow, practitioners must be equipped with prescribing strategies that focus on the needs and preferences of patients. PD is an effective form of kidney replacement therapy that offers numerous benefits to patients, including more […]

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2da CONVOCATORIA A POSGRADOS DE MEDICINA 2022-2023 CMM-MSPAS

2da CONVOCATORIA A POSGRADOS DE MEDICINA 2022-2023 La Facultad de Ciencias Médicas y de la Salud, en colaboración con el Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social (MSPAS), Centro Médico Militar (CMM) invita a participar en la convocatoria de Posgrados 2023. Puede consultar las bases y toda la información en:   Convocatoria Posgrado CMM Medicina Interna Pediatría Convocatoria […]

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2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure

2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines Resumen Apuntar La “Guía de la AHA/ACC/HFSA de 2022 para el tratamiento de la insuficiencia cardíaca” reemplaza la “Guía de la ACCF/AHA de 2013 para el tratamiento de la insuficiencia […]

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Diabetes management in chronic kidney disease: a consensus report by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO)

Diabetes management in chronic kidney disease: a consensus report by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) People with diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at high risk for kidney failure, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, heart failure, and premature mortality. Recent clinical trials support new approaches to treat diabetes and CKD. […]

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2022 ESC Guidelines on cardiovascular assessment and management of patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery:

2022 ESC Guidelines on cardiovascular assessment and management of patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery: Developed by the task force for cardiovascular assessment and management of patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Endorsed by the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (ESAIC) Las guías resumen y evalúan la evidencia disponible, con […]

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