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Pressure in the left heart - part 1

Watch the pressure in the left heart go up and down with every heart beat! Rishi is a pediatric infectious disease physician and works at Khan Academy.  
khanacademy.org
over 3 years ago
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Updated IDSA Treatment Guidelines for Candidiasis CME/CE

: First-line treatment of candidemia should be aggressive using an echinocandin, according to updated treatment guidelines for Candida infections from the Infectious Diseases Society of America.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Biggest Ever Infectious Disease Survey to Speed End of Trachoma

The scale and quality of the survey mean trachoma, an extremely painful disease which causes blindness, could be eliminated by 2020.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Emerging Therapies for Hospital-Acquired and Ventilator-Associated Bacterial Pneumonia CME

This activity is intended for infectious disease specialists, critical care specialists, pulmonary medicine specialists, and emergency medicine specialists.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Adventures of a Pus Whisperer - Mark Crislip - Intensive Care Network

Mark Crislip delivers a fast pace overview of critical care through his eyes as a “Puswhisperer”. Bringing the same love for and enthusiasm for Infectious diseases as he does in his book the “Pus Whisperer’ and his podcasts which you can find here http://edgydoc.com/  
intensivecarenetwork.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 3 years ago
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Call for preventive care for rheumatic heart disease in refugee children

We support Murphy and colleagues’ call for better access to healthcare for Syrian refugees scattered in neighbouring countries.1 In particular, they suggest upgrading and adapting the medical response to the refugees’ needs by considering the specific disease profile of the Syrian population, characterised by the dominance of non-communicable diseases in adults. …  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Call for preventive care for rheumatic heart disease in refugee children

We support Murphy and colleagues’ call for better access to healthcare for Syrian refugees scattered in neighbouring countries.1 In particular, they suggest upgrading and adapting the medical response to the refugees’ needs by considering the specific disease profile of the Syrian population, characterised by the dominance of non-communicable diseases in adults. …  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Call for preventive care for rheumatic heart disease in refugee children

We support Murphy and colleagues’ call for better access to healthcare for Syrian refugees scattered in neighbouring countries.1 In particular, they suggest upgrading and adapting the medical response to the refugees’ needs by considering the specific disease profile of the Syrian population, characterised by the dominance of non-communicable diseases in adults. …  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 3 years ago
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Yellow Fever Outbreak: Is the U.S. at Risk?

An ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Africa has global health and infectious diseases experts concerned. The virus is mosquito-borne and can be deadly. WebMD has the details.  
webmd.com
over 3 years ago
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HCV Killed Nearly 20,000 Americans in 2014

The 2014 HCV mortality numbers hit an all-time high in the United States in 2014, and in 2013, data show HCV mortality exceeded the combined total for 60 other reportable infectious diseases.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Infectious Disease Risk Associated With Contaminated Propofol Anesthesia, 1989-2014: Abstract and Introduction

Abstract and Introduction: A new study evaluates the risk for infections associated with the use of the anesthetic propofol.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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IDSA Issues Guidelines on Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs CME/CE

: New guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America focus on best practice for antimicrobial stewardship programs.  
medscape.org
over 3 years ago
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Infectious Diseases Outlook for 2016

John Bartlett outlines the most important infectious diseases problems facing the country today.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Pick a category... Airway Management Cardiology Critical Care Critical Care Literature Update Dermatology Endocrine ENT Financial & Investing Gastrointestional Geriatrics Hematology/Oncology Infectious Disease International EM Med-Legal Medical Education Misc Neurology Obstetrics & Gynecology Ophthamology Orthopedics Pediatrics Pharmacology & Therapeutics Procedures Pulmonary Toxicology Trauma Urology Vascular Visual Diagnosis $('#pearl_categories').change(function(){ window.location = "/educational_pearls/search/?category=" + $(this).val() });  
umem.org
over 3 years ago