Stents, Precedents, and Presidents
In 2013, what's the meaning of 'standard of care'? Dr. Eric Topol ponders the cardiovascular interventions in former US Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
Population Medicine: Let's Get Over It!
We're obsessed with guidelines -- neat packages into which we try to sort away patient care. From coffee to blood pressure, Dr. Eric Topol examines why it's time to shake the population approach.
Fish Oils to Prevent Heart Disease
The GISSI group's study is clear: Fish oil does not prevent heart disease in patients who have not had an MI and do not have heart failure. Dr. Eric Topol asks: Will this convince our patients?