Medicina General

Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2022 Abridged for Primary Care Providers

Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2022 Abridged for Primary Care Providers Las recomendaciones clínicas actualizadas de la Asociación Estadounidense de Diabetes para 2022 exigen un cribado de la población más amplio, además de promover las tendencias hacia la individualización del uso de la tecnología para la diabetes en la atención. El resumen de los cambios […]

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Unexplained hemorrhagic syndrome? Consider acquired hemophilia A or B

Unexplained hemorrhagic syndrome? Consider acquired hemophilia A or B Abstract There is a dire need to develop an algorithm to improve the recognition of acquired hemophilia A and B (AHA and AHB) in clinical practice. Initial and intensive care unit (ICU) management of the disorder is particular and represents a challenge for the internist/hematologist and […]

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2022 American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway

2022 American Society of Anesthesiologists Practice Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway Las pautas de práctica son recomendaciones desarrolladas sistemáticamente que ayudan al médico y al paciente a tomar decisiones sobre la atención médica. Estas recomendaciones pueden adoptarse, modificarse o rechazarse de acuerdo con las necesidades y limitaciones clínicas y no pretenden reemplazar las políticas […]

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The diagnosis of asthma. Can physiological tests of small airways function help?

The diagnosis of asthma. Can physiological tests of small airways function help? Abstract Asthma is a common, chronic, and heterogeneous disease with a global impact and substantial economic costs. It is also associated with significant mortality and morbidity and the burden of undiagnosed asthma is significant. Asthma can be difficult to diagnose as there is […]

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Non-resuscitation fluid in excess of hydration requirements is associated with higher mortality in critically ill children

Non-resuscitation fluid in excess of hydration requirements is associated with higher mortality in critically ill children Abstract Background Large volumes of non-resuscitation fluids are often administered to critically ill children. We hypothesize that excess maintenance fluid is a significant contributor to non-resuscitation fluid and that non-resuscitation fluid administered beyond hydration requirements is associated with worse […]

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Manifesto on the overuse of SABA in the management of asthma: new approaches and new strategies

Manifesto on the overuse of SABA in the management of asthma: new approaches and new strategies Abstract The risks of overusing short-acting β2-agonists (SABA), including an increase in asthma-related deaths, are many and well known. The Global Initiative on Asthma (GINA) 2019 and 2020 updates recommend as-needed inhaled corticosteroid (ICS)/formoterol as the preferred rescue medication […]

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Blood urea nitrogen, blood urea nitrogen to creatinine ratio and incident stroke: The Dongfeng-Tongji cohort

Highlights Both lower and higher levels of BUN were associated with excess risks of total and ischemic stroke independent of eGFR. Extreme BUN levels, even within the clinically normal range, may confer potential risks of stroke previously unidentified. A U-shaped relationship was identified between BUN/Cr and total stroke and its subtypes. Abstract Background and aims […]

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Diarrea Crónica

 Resumen La diarrea crónica es común y se presenta como la primera manifestación de varios diagnósticos o como un trastorno prolongado en el que la frecuencia, la urgencia y la incontinencia de las deposiciones tienen un impacto importante en la calidad de vida. Es necesario realizar una buena historia clínica, con diferentes causas a considerar: […]

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¿Qué es un trastorno neurológico funcional?

  Introducción Los desórdenes funcionales son afecciones que se originan primariamente por un trastorno del funcionamiento del sistema nervioso más que de una enfermedad fisiopatológica claramente identificable. Ejemplos de éstos son el síndrome de intestino irritable, la fibromialgia y el trastorno neurológico funcional. En este artículo, los autores realizaron una búsqueda bibliográfica de revisiones sistemáticas […]

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Diagnóstico y tratamiento de la deficiencia de hierro en niños

    Antecedentes e introducción La deficiencia de hierro (DH) es uno de los desafíos más comunes que enfrentan los pediatras. Si bien la mayoría de los casos son sencillos tanto en el diagnóstico como en el manejo, se han realizado avances significativos en el fenotipo, diagnóstico y tratamiento de la DH durante la última […]

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