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AKH CME: Bridging the Gap: Clinical Trial Design and Implication for Translating Research into Clinical Practice in Epilepsy

AKH CME: Bridging the Gap: Clinical Trial Design and Implication for Translating Research into Clinical Practice in Epilepsy

CME Credit: 0.25 hour activities

Epilepsy affects some 2.3 million adults and 467,711 children in the United States. Selecting the best drug for a particular patient and for a specific seizure type can be challenging for clinicians. Evidence based recommendations on the efficacy, tolerability, and safety of several AEDs were developed in 2004.…

Assessing Medical Use of Cannabinoids | News Brief

There appears to be moderate-quality evidence supporting cannabinoid use for treating chronic pain and spasticity, according to a review of 79 trials. Investigators also observed low-quality evidence suggesting that cannabinoids improved chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, weight gain in patients with HIV, sleep disorders, and symptoms of Tourette syndrome.…

CME: Managing Autism in the ED

CME: Managing Autism in the ED | News Brief

The management of patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) should be individualized to patients and their families during acute treatment and crisis situations. Adapting medical and behavioral health protocols in the ED to meet the needs of ASD patients and families may lead to more successful outcomes.

Free CME Here, Get Your Free CME!

Free CME Here, Get Your Free CME! | Guest Blog

For physicians practicing in most states (what gives, Indiana?), obtaining continuing medical education credits is a necessity, like it or not. For license registration, 54 boards require anywhere from 12 hours (Alabama) to 50 hours (a few states) of CME per year.…

Managing Autism in the ED

Managing Autism in the ED | Feature

The management of patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) should be individualized to patients and their families during acute treatment and crisis situations. Adapting medical and behavioral health protocols in the ED to meet the needs of ASD patients and families may lead to more successful outcomes.

AKH CME: Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) in Acute Neurologic Injury

AKH CME: Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) in Acute Neurologic Injury | Feature

CME Credit: 1.0 hour activity

This activity provides detailed practical approaches on the delivery of TTM: induction, maintenance, rewarming and maintenance of normothermia in different settings and acute neurological illnesses.…

Medscape’s 2015 Physician Compensation Report

Medscape’s 2015 Physician Compensation Report | Feature

Nearly 20,000 physicians across 25 specialties responded to Medscape’s 2015 Compensation Survey. Check out our infographic!

The top three earners this year are Orthopedics (421k), Cardiology (376k), and Gastroenterology (370k). When compared with Medscape’s 2014 Compensation Report, Urology (344k) dropped from the #3 spot to the #7 spot.…

APS 2015

APS 2015 | Conference Coverage

New research was presented at APS 2015, the American Pain Society’s annual scientific meeting, from May 13 to 16 in Palm Springs, CA. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference.…

CME – CIPN: A Guide for Prevention & Management

CME – CIPN: A Guide for Prevention & Management | Conference Coverage

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has released a guideline for preventing and managing chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) among adult cancer survivors. Although there is no panacea for managing CIPN, it is critical that clinicians address these issues when they emerge.

AAN 2015

AAN 2015 | Conference Coverage

New research was presented at AAN 2015, the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting, from April 18 to 25 in Washington, DC. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference.…

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