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New research was presented at APA 2015, the American Psychiatric Association’s annual meeting, from May 16 to 20 in Toronto. The features below high...
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CME: An Update for Preventing MRSA

CME: An Update for Preventing MRSA | AKH CME, Articles, Emergency Medicine, Guidelines, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease

Several expert groups have released new guidelines to help reduce the prevalence of MRSA and improve patient safety in hospitals. This guidance can serve as a roadmap for prioritizing and implementing MRSA prevention strategies.

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CME: Patient Preferences for Non-Insulin Diabetes Drugs

CME: Patient Preferences for Non-Insulin Diabetes Drugs | AKH CME, Articles, Diabetes, Endocrinology, Primary Care

Various factors can influence patient preferences for using non-insulin diabetes medications. Research suggests that important drivers of drug selections include treatment efficacy for glycemic control and weight loss as well as risks of hypoglycemia and other side effects.

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CME – Preventing SSIs: An Evidence-Based Update

CME - Preventing SSIs: An Evidence-Based Update | AKH CME, Articles, Hospital Medicine, Infectious Disease, Surgery

An updated guide provides evidence-based strategies for preventing surgical site infections (SSIs) and offers a framework to prioritize and implement strategies to reduce these infections. The SSI recommendations go beyond standard practices that are required by many organizations.

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