October 2019
Patient Care

Mayo Clinic's approach focuses on the sacroiliac (SI) joint, an underrecognized source of pain. The SI joint can react adversely to increased forces after spinal fusion.

Mayo Clinic's minimal-touch protocol for artificial urinary sphincter placement minimizes perineal and abdominal skin exposure to decrease the rate of device infection.

The Mayo Clinic Concussion Check Protocol can be used by parents or other adults on the sidelines to quickly assess whether a young athlete should be removed from play.

Mayo Clinic's protocol involves close patient surveillance and early treatment of even clinically mild glomerulonephritis.

A large study demonstrates an elevated risk of colorectal cancer in individuals with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and in individuals with IBD who have a close relative with colorectal cancer.

Results from the Kardiovize 2030 project indicate that, with the exception of those who smoked, dog owners were more likely to achieve recommended levels of behavioral cardiovascular health metrics than non-dog owners.

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March 11-14, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif.
Mayo Clinic offers this course in collaboration with Kaiser Permanente. Highlights include recommendations involving medical specialties important to primary care that can be applied immediately in practice, plus many opportunities to interact with faculty.

March 16-18, 2020, in Napa, Calif.
Mayo Clinic offers this intensive maintenance of certification (MOC) course in collaboration with Kaiser Permanente. Topics include the application of clinical reasoning to uncommon manifestations of common problems and common symptoms of uncommon medical problems.

Each month, Mayo Clinic specialists discuss a variety of topics helpful to primary care practice.

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