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CME Activities (view all)

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By: Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD, FAHA

CME/CE – Heart Healthy Diets: Achieving Guideline Adherence

Recent data show that about 55% of children in the United States and 41% of adults have poor dietary patterns. In addition, it is estimated that more


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By: David M. Studdert, LLB, ScD, MPH

CME/CE: Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims

Medical malpractice continues to be a significant issue for physicians from all walks throughout the United States, and there are long-standing concerns about those who are claim-prone


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By: Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH

CME/CE: A Program to Prevent Catheter-Associated UTIs

Research has shown that urinary catheter-associated urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common healthcare–associated infections both in the United States and throughout the world. Studies


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CME/CE – Conference Highlights: WISC 2016

Assessing Asthma Exacerbation Susceptibility Previous research indicates that 50% of patients with asthma report having had an exacerbation in the previous year despite the majority of these

Doctor's Voice (view all)

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10 Signs of Child Trafficking in Medical Care

A critical summary of screening and intervention techniques all health professionals should be aware of. Human trafficking is often thought of as an issue faced by other


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By: Skeptical Scalpel

Some autonomous robots are not ready for prime time

A Twitter friend posted this on a blustery Wisconsin morning: His car wasn’t being driven by a robot, but the tweet highlights some issues. Driverless cars use


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By: Dr. MedLaw

Proving a Medical Malpractice Case I – Proving Negligence (Part I)

Most doctors know that the elements of a medical malpractice case are (1) a duty to the patient, (2) a negligent failure to render proper medical care,


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By: Doctor Curmudgeon®

Doctor Curmudgeon®: Burn, Baby, Burn!

Doctor Curmudgeon has found the perfect way to file paperwork: simply set it on fire.   The fire is warm and lovely to look at…at least to

Recent Features (view all)

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By: Payam Nahid, MD, MPH

Guidance on Treating Tuberculosis & HIV Co-Infection

A new guideline recommends that patients diagnosed with HIV and tuberculosis (TB) receive prompt, coordinated treatment for both conditions. TB is a leading killer among HIV patients,


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By: David M. Studdert, LLB, ScD, MPH

Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims

Medical malpractice continues to be a significant issue for physicians from all walks throughout the United States, and there are long-standing concerns about those who are claim-prone


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By: Antonia R. Helbling, MD

Managing Nausea in the Emergency Department

Considering the broad impact that nausea can have on ED patients, researchers are continuing to explore new strategies—beyond antiemetic medications—as treatment options. According to published studies and


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By: Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH

A Program to Prevent Catheter-Associated UTIs

Research has shown that urinary catheter-associated urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common healthcare–associated infections both in the United States and throughout the world. Studies

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