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CME/CE - Conference Highlights: EULAR 2018

Sep 04, 2018

New research was presented at EULAR 2018, the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology of the European League Against Rheumatism, from June 13-16 in Amsterdam. The features included here highlight som...

CME/CE: Substituting Prescription Medications With Cannabis

Aug 27, 2018

Review the findings of a study that sought to better understand the prevalence of patients who eliminate prescription or over-the-counter medications by substituting them with cannabis....

CME/ CE: Outcomes of Early & Mid-Adulthood Weight Change

Aug 22, 2018

Study findings indicate that moderate weight gain from early to middle adulthood in both men and women appears to be associated with significantly increased risk of major chronic diseases and mortalit...

CME/CE: A Novel Approach to Maintaining Inhaler Technique

Aug 16, 2018

Can a novel intervention effectively identify whether hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD would benefit from additional rounds of inhaler technique demonstration, and can the intervention help e...

CME/CE: Psoriasis & Cardiovascular Events

Aug 08, 2018

With inflammation at the center of its pathophysiology, it is not surprising that psoriasis is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease....

CME/CE: Alternative Medicine & Survival Outcomes in Cancer

Jul 25, 2018

Cancer patients who initially chose alternative medicine (AM) rather than conventional therapies for treatment are more likely to die than others. Improved communication between patients and caregiver...

CME/CE: Racial Disparities, Airway Inflammation & Asthma

Jul 18, 2018

Study results indicate that African-American patients with asthma appear to exhibit greater eosinophilic airway inflammation than their Caucasian cohorts, possibly explaining the greater asthma burden...

CME/CE Guidance on Healthcare-Associated Ventriculitis & Meningitis

Jul 11, 2018

The Infectious Diseases Society of America has developed a guideline to help clinicians caring for patients with healthcare-associated ventriculitis and meningitis....

CME/CE: Trends & Patterns in Arthritis Prevalence

Jul 02, 2018

Over a 15-year period, nearly one-quarter of American adults reported having some type of arthritis. Cost-saving and effective treatments are necessary to minimize improve upon the disease burden of a...

CME/CE: Addressing Reported Penicillin Allergies

Jun 13, 2018

We recently had the opportunity to interview Kimberly Blumenthal, MD, MSc, regarding her study Tackling Inpatient Penicillin Allergies: Assessing Tools for Antimicrobial Stewardship, recently publishe...