Troponin should be adopted as the major biochemical marker for acute coronary syndromes
In favor - Dr. Schaffer Against - Dr. Lawrence
October 2003. The ayes have it.
Carvedilol - drug of choice in heart failure
In favor - Dr. Kruger Against - Dr. Wayman
Routine prostate cancer screening should be part of current health care practice
In favor - Dr. Philpot Against - Dr. Buls
September 2004. The nayes have it.
Antioxidants prevent gastrointestinal cancer
In favor - Dr. Pearson Against - Dr. Laqua
January 2005. The nayes have it.
Fetal fibronectin should be a routine tool in diagnosis of threatened premature labor
In favor - Dr. Breen Against - Dr. Anderson
May 2005. The nayes have it.
Electronic fetal monitoring should be part of routine labor management
In favor - Dr. Acaylar Against - Dr. Calin
September 2005. The nayes have it.
Lipid profiles should be addressed aggressively
In favor - Dr. Jarzembowski Against - Dr. Grisson
May 2006. The nayes have it.
Screening for iron-deficiency anemia should be part of the pre-school examination
In favor - Dr. Bochenski Against - Dr. DeGuzman
September 2006. The nayes have it.
Patients who present appropriately early with signs/symptoms suggestive of stroke should receive thrombolysis
In favor - Dr. Jacob Against - Dr. Jamsa
May 2007. The nayes have it.
Maternal serum alpha-fetal protein screening between 15-20 weeks gestation is the standard of care.
In Favor - Dr. Lokensgard Against - Dr. Dammeyer
September 2007. The nayes have it.
Diagnosis and management of suspected acute appendicitis is primarily clinical.
In favor - Dr. Deere Against - Dr. Dorrity
September 2008. The ayes have it.
Coronary artery stenting is largely cosmetic surgery for the coronary arteries.
In favor - Dr. Lyste Against - Dr. Ranum
March 2009. The ayes have it.
Renal artery stenting is largely a cosmetic procedure
In favor - Dr. Skjolden Against - Dr. Ostlie
May 2009. The ayes have it.
Rapid response teams led by a non-physician are beneficial
In favor - Dr. Skari Against - Dr. Brown
September 2009. The nayes have it.
Bilirubin estimation in the term infant should be part of universal screening
In favor - Dr. Cheng Against - Dr. Wilson
January 2010. The nayes have it.
Carotid endarterectomy: Yes or no
In favor - Dr. Roxas Against - Dr. Mees
May 2010. The nayes have it.
In favor - Dr. Handa Against - Dr. Roers
September 2010. The nayes have it.
Mammography does more harm than good
In favor - Dr. Peralta Against - Dr. Lantoria
January 2011. The nayes have it.
PSA should be part of the routine annual exam
In favor - Dr. Sharma Against - Dr. Ghimire
May 2011. House divided.
Genetic Testing for Huntington's Disease
In favor - Dr. Gasparini Against - Dr. Henderson
January 2012. House divided.