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CME: Recognizing & Treating Caregiver Burden

CME: Recognizing & Treating Caregiver Burden | AKH CME, Articles, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Patient Relations, Primary Care, Psychiatry

Greater efforts are needed to assess caregivers regularly to prevent or detect caregiver burden early in its course, provide skillful caregiver assessment, and offer appropriate interventions to prevent or treat caregiver burden.

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CME: Guidelines for Managing Fatigue in Cancer Survivors

CME: Guidelines for Managing Fatigue in Cancer Survivors | AKH CME, Articles, Guidelines, Hospital Medicine, Oncology, Primary Care

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released adapted guidelines on managing fatigue in adult cancer survivors. The guidelines call for regular screening, assessment, education, and appropriate treatment.

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CME – Hypertension: Examining Cost Effectiveness of Treatment

CME - Hypertension: Examining Cost Effectiveness of Treatment | AKH CME, Articles, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Primary Care

Implementing hypertension guidelines for adults could help the healthcare system prevent as many as 56,000 cardiovascular events and 13,000 deaths annually while simultaneously saving money on the costs of caring for hypertensive patients.

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