General Internal Medicine

      • BONY PAIN

Clinical Guidelines: Please look for clinical guidelines in respective heading with yellow highlight like this

Common Symptoms

Regional Pain Syndrome
Complex regional pain syndrome BMJ 2014
Low Back Pain - ACP guideline

Low Back Pain - Rx (Annals)
Low Back Pain - Non pharmacological Rx (Annals
Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain 
Diagnostic Imaging for Low Back Pain: ACP Annals
Vertebral Fractures 
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis 
Achilles tendon disorders BMJ 2013
Plantar fasciitis BMJ 2013

Primary Drug Reactions : Also please see Dermatology

Drug-Induced Immune Thrombocytopenia NEJM 2007
Drug-Related Hepatotoxicity NEJM 2006
Drug allergy: Classification and clinical features Up-to-Date

EBM / Statistics
The Optimal Practice of Evidence-Based Medicine JAMA 2013

Patient Safety / Ethics / Palliative Care
In the Clinic Transitions of Care Annals 2013
N.Menigitis (Serogroup A, C, Y, W - 135); Recently Serogroup B has been approved as well)
Pneumococcal Vaccination Up-to-date
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older: United States, 2014 Annals 2014
Preventive Care
Adverse Health Effects of Marijuana Use NEJM 2014

Geriatrics: Please see under geriatric tab
Perioperative Management

VTE prophylaxis and bridging anticoagulation in patient undergoing surgery: Please see Heme/Onc Section
Risk Assessment for and Strategies To Reduce Perioperative Pulmonary Complications  in Noncardiothoracic Surgery: ACP Annals

see Endo/Metabolism


Pharmacology in GIM