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CME/CE: Managing Measles

Jan 30, 2019

Zubin Damania, MD, discusses how to recognize and manage measles, in light of recent outbreaks....

CME/CE: Hospital Volume and Sepsis Mortality

Jan 30, 2019

A lead study author discusses the findings of a study that assessed the impact of hospital yearly sepsis case volume on mortality risk in immunosuppressed patients with sepsis....

CME/CE: A Look at Unrecognized Cardiovascular Emergencies

Jan 28, 2019

This course reviews the findings of a study that sought to develop tools to measure diagnostic error, by considering the scenario of patients presenting to the ED with life-threatening cardiovascular ...

CME/CE: Associations With Kaposi Sarcoma in Patients With HIV

Jan 17, 2019

This course covers the findings of a study that sought to determine when CD4 cell count is most predictive of Kaposi sarcoma (KS) over the course of an HIV infection, whether the association between H...

CME/CE: Robotically Assisted PCI for Complex CAD

Jan 14, 2019

Researchers discuss their study that sought to identify the safety and feasibility of robotic PCI for complex coronary artery disease (CAD), as well as compare outcomes with similar manually completed...

CME/CE: Conference Highlights: ID Week 2018

Jan 02, 2019

New research was presented at ID Week 2018, the combined annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, HIV Medicine Association, and Ped...

CME/CE - Conference Highlights: ASBMR 2018

Dec 19, 2018

New research and recommendations were presented at ASBMR 2018, the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting, from September 28 to October 1 in Montreal. The features included here...

CME/CE - Conference Highlights: CHEST 2018

Dec 17, 2018

New research was presented at CHEST 2018, The Annual International Scientific Assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians, from October 6 to 10 in San Antonio. The features included here high...

CME/CE - Conference Highlights: HFSA 2018

Dec 11, 2018

New research was presented at HFSA 2018, the Heart Failure Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, from September 15-18 in Nashville. The features included in this course highlight some of the s...

CME/CE: Cigarette Use and CHD & Stroke Risk

Dec 03, 2018

Researchers have combined the results of previous studies in order to produce a single reliable evidence base that quantifies the risk of coronary heart disease or stroke among light smokers (one to f...

CME/CE: Antibiotic Therapy for Severe CAP in the ICU

Nov 29, 2018

Researchers have assessed the impact antibiotic therapy on short (hospital) and long-term (6 months) outcomes of ICU patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia....

CME/CE: Gender & Tolerability to Immunotherapy for Metastatic Melanoma

Nov 19, 2018

As immunotherapy moves to first-line cancer therapy, it is important to understand the long-term consequences of these agents and who is at higher risk of developing high-grade adverse events....

CME/CE - Conference Highlights: Hypertension 2018

Nov 14, 2018

The features included in this course highlight some of the studies that emerged from the Joint Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Hypertension, AH...

CME/CE: Invasive Vs Urinary Antigen Test-Confirmed Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Nov 02, 2018

Review the findings of a study that aimed to compare the clinical characteristics and outcomes of pneumococcal pneumonias diagnosed as classical “invasive disease” with pneumococcal pneumonias def...

CME/CE: Trends in Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Oct 26, 2018

Study results suggest that the incidence of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) appears to be increasing dramatically in the United States. With an aging population and MCC disproportionately affected older a...

CME/CE: Characterizing the Burden of Axial Spondyloarthritis

Oct 19, 2018

Axial spondyloarthritis is an inflammatory condition that significantly impairs quality of life. Biologic agents and other treatments may improve physical and mental health....

CME/CE - Conference Highlights: AIDS 2018

Oct 15, 2018

New research was presented at AIDS 2018, the 22nd International AIDS Conference, from July 23-37 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the c...

CME/CE: Women & Minorities in Cancer Trials: A Long-Term Look

Oct 02, 2018

African Americans, Hispanics, and women appear less likely to be enrolled in cancer clinical trials than other groups of patients. Efforts are needed to increase recruitment that better represents the...

CME/CE: Early Goal-Directed Therapy for Septic Shock

Sep 20, 2018

The pooled results of three randomized trials indicate no overall benefit from early goal-directed therapy for septic shock....

CME/CE: Addressing Metabolic Syndrome in Children

Sep 11, 2018

While there is currently no consensus regarding which of several definitions of metabolic syndrome is best applied to children, it may be more helpful to focus on the organizational framework of the s...

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