With at least 600 000 people worldwide killed or permanently disabled each year, snakebites are the biggest public health crisis that no one has heard of. THIS IS THE FIRST OF TWO CPDs FOR MEDICAL CHRONICLE’S DECEMBER/JANUARY 2019 ISSUE. YOU CAN ACCESS THE QUIZ HERE.
The 75th annual congress of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) scientific congress and expo were held from 12 to 16 October in Philadelphia. The theme was Celebrating 75 years of history and innovation. South African delegates share some feedback with our readers.
Prior to the introduction of total knee replacement in the 1970s, patients with advanced knee osteoarthritis frequently became housebound. Now, these patients can remain mobile.
Psoriasis is one of the most common skin diseases, with a worldwide prevalence of about 2%-4%. Prevalence is very low in Asian and some African populations, while in Caucasian populations it can be as high as 11%.