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New research was presented at AAOS 2015, the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, from March 24 to 28 in Las Vegas. ...

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CME: Guidelines for Diagnosing OSA

CME: Guidelines for Diagnosing OSA | AKH CME, Articles, Guidelines, Hospital Medicine, Primary Care, Pulmonology/Critical Care

Between 10% and 17% of Americans have moderate to severe sleep apnea, according to recent estimates. The prevalence of the condition has been increasing in recent years, due in part to the escalating obesity rate in the United States. However, an estimated 80% of those with sleep apnea remain undiag ...

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CME: Updated Guidelines for Assessing Cardiovascular Risk

CME: Updated Guidelines for Assessing Cardiovascular Risk | AKH CME, Articles, Cardiology, Guidelines, Primary Care

Clinical practice guidelines have been updated to help clinicians better identify adults who may be at high risk for developing atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The guidelines are also intended to identify adults with potentially serious cardiovascular conditions resulting from atherosclerosis and who may benefit from prevention strategies.

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CME: Guidelines for PrEP to Prevent HIV Infections

CME: Guidelines for PrEP to Prevent HIV Infections | AKH CME, Articles, Guidelines, HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease

New guidelines recommend that healthcare providers offer uninfected patients daily doses of specific anti-HIV medications if they are at substantial risk of HIV infection. Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, has the potential to reduce HIV infection rates when taken consistently as prescribed.

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