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physician-doctor-patient-exam-blood-pressure-hypertension

Comparing Strategies for Systolic Blood Pressure Control

A lower SBP goal would reduce events more than a standard goal, but little data is available in which direct comparisons have been made. Studies have shown

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Conference Highlights: ACC 2017 | Feature

New research was presented at ACC 2017, the annual scientific sessions of the American College of Cardiology, from March 17 to 19 in Washington, DC. The features below highlight some of the studies presented at the conference.

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doctor-hands-physician-stethoscope

Preparing to Be a Good Samaritan | Feature

Many emergency physicians (EPs) can expect to provide Good Samaritan care during their careers, but EPs could be better prepared by carrying a kit with supplies and medications that are most likely to be used in such events.

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Hands-Tied

10 Signs of Child Trafficking in Medical Care | Feature

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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uti-urimary-tract-infection

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

A national prevention program appears to reduce urinary catheter use and catheter-associated urinary tract infection (UTI) rates in non-ICUs. The findings highlight the need to use both technical and cultural interventions to prevent catheter-associated UTIs.

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hands-fingers-thumb-arthritis-rheumatology-rheumatoid-elderly-geriatric-old

Phase-3 Drug Trial for Refractory Rheumatoid Arthritis Succeeds | News Brief

A new drug appears to help people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, but eventually stop benefiting from the use of the current top treatment. In a pivotal

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MalpracticeClaims-Feature

Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims | News Brief

A study has found that a small number of physicians with distinctive characteristics accounted for a disproportionately large number of paid malpractice claims.

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Managing Nausea in the Emergency Department | Feature

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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uti-urimary-tract-infection

A Program to Prevent Catheter-Associated UTIs | Feature

A national prevention program appears to reduce urinary catheter use and catheter-associated urinary tract infection (UTI) rates in non-ICUs. The findings highlight the need to use both technical and cultural interventions to prevent catheter-associated UTIs.

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pollen-allergy-allergies-sneeze-cold-sick

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: WISC 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at WISC 2016, the World Allergy Organization International Scientific Conference, from December 6 to 9 in Jerusalem, Israel. The features below highlight some of the studies presented at the conference.

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Two young medical professionals looking over information on a smartphone

New App Helps Bring Patients Back to Life After Heart Stops | News Brief

A newly released app called the Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Mobile Application has helped save the lives of numerous patients whose hearts had stopped in a condition known

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AgainstMedicalAdvice1

Video – Against Medical Advice 001: HIMSS, the Robot Apocalypse, and Dark Side Tonight | News Brief

The following originally appeared at ZDoggMD.com.

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Staphylococcus-aureus-MRSA-bacteria

Antibiotic Effective Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria in Pediatric Skin Infections | News Brief

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is resistant to most common antibiotics and thus difficult to treat, particularly in children where it commonly causes complicated skin and skin structure

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Study: Around 1 in 3 Med Students Abuse Alcohol | Feature

Previous research has shown that the issue of burnout in medical training is a significant problem throughout the United States. “Recent data show that many medical students

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Analyzing Non-Prescription Antibiotic Use | Feature

Despite warnings from experts, the overuse of antibiotics continues to be a leading cause of the development of drug-resistant superbugs. Previous research has suggested that many people

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What public health really needs is a 90’s-style gangsta rap about…vegetables. | Feature

The following was pulled from PW partner ZDoggMD at http://zdoggmd.com/vegetables.  “What public health really needs is a 90’s-style gangsta rap about…vegetables. At least, that was the premise driving this collaboration with

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asthma-inhaler-elderly-woman

Late‐Onset Asthma & Cardiovascular Disease Risks | Feature

Asthma is a heterogeneous syndrome in which presentations can vary significantly between patients. Although it is not usually recognized as such, there are different clinical subtypes of

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hospital-emergency

One in 4 ER Visits for Eye Problems Aren’t Actually Emergencies | News Brief

University of Michigan researchers envision ways to reduce inappropriate and costly emergency visits, including telemedicine and after-hours appointments. Pinkeye isn’t a medical emergency. Neither is a puffy

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CME/CE: Conference Highlights – CHEST 2016 | News Brief

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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doctor-patient-physician-talking-exam-elderly-geriatrics

Drug & Dietary Supplement Use Among Seniors | Feature

With older adults increasingly using multiple medications and supplements, efforts are needed to improve the safe use of these therapies to reduce preventable adverse drug events. Published

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