CRP again …

A few days ago I posted that CRP may actually be useful.  Now this article in NEJM. Suggests that it isn't so useful as we thought it was..

Some thoughts:


This week in BMJ : how frequently should we have patients follow-up for management of hypertension?

    • Every Month
    • Every 3 months
    • Every 6 months



Mrs Jones (not her real name)  .. asked me tonight how many bananas she needs to eat instead of her 20 Meq Potassium tablets:

Here's a very rough guide on some common sources of K+ in Meq)





Orange 7
1  Avocado 15
1/2 Cantaloupe 18
4 ounces spinach 16