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CME Activities (view all)

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By: Viola Vaccarino, MD, PhD

CME: Coronary Heart Disease: Stagnation in Young Adults & Women

Recent reports have shown that coronary heart disease (CHD) continues to be a leading cause of death among Americans despite a remarkable decline in cardiovascular deaths related


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By: Peter C. Minneci, MD, MHSc

CME: Decision Making Matters in Appendicitis

Studies show that acute appendicitis accounts for more than 11% of pediatric ED admissions, and more than 70,000 children in the United States are hospitalized for it


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CE: Guidance on Treating Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

In 2011, the American Thoracic Society, the European Respiratory Society, the Japanese Respiratory Society, and the Latin American Thoracic Association published an evidence-based guideline on the diagnosis


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By: Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil

CME – Genetic Risk in Breast Cancer: Addressing Concerns

Among women with breast cancer, an initial diagnosis can lead to a series of complicated decisions about what options should be considered for treating the disease. Further

Doctor's Voice (view all)

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By: Skeptical Scalpel

Should patients bail out when their doctor is burned out?

Google “physician burnout epidemic,” and you will find quite a few articles and blog posts on the subject. By all accounts, physician burnout is getting worse. Causes


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By: Daniel Orlovich, MD, PharmD

The Unique Surgeon & Anesthesiologist Relationship

“Just started,” an attending anesthesiologist welcomed me into the OR. Everything was new to me – the dim lights, blue gowns, beeping of the pulse ox machine.


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By: Skeptial Scalpel

Wrong Body Cremated: ID’ing Patients By More Than a Name

The wrong body was cremated by the county coroner’s office in Los Angeles. Jorge Hernandez died of an overdose, and the body of another Jorge Hernandez, an


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By: Skeptial Scalpel

A tube misconnection and a death: a medical whodunit

Here’s what we know. In September 2016, a 72-year-old former member of the Australian national soccer team suffered what must have been an extremely painful death when

Recent Features (view all)

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By: Skeptial Scalpel

A tube misconnection and a death: a medical whodunit

Here’s what we know. In September 2016, a 72-year-old former member of the Australian national soccer team suffered what must have been an extremely painful death when


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Opportunities for Physician Assistants in Interventional Radiology

The author of this article is Steven Lane, who is a senior strategic writer for AAPA.


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5 Steps to Maintaining an Online Reputation

The author of this article is Manish Kumar Chauhan, a digital marketing manager at myPracticeReputation.


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Conference Highlights: CHEST 2016

New research was presented at CHEST 2016, the annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians, from October 22 to 26, 2016 in Los

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