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Spring Seminar Goes to Noosa! | LITFL: Life in the Fast Lane Medical Blog

A boutique emergency conference, aimed at EM clinicians who like to get their hands dirty. Fast-paced, practical, controversial, and bang up-to-date. And set in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. How's that!  
lifeinthefastlane.com
over 3 years ago
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Differences in Colonoscopy Quality Among Facilities

How do colonoscopy services vary from one type of facility to the other, and what should patients know before undergoing the procedure?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Decreasing Postop Edema and Ecchymosis After Rhinoplasty

Which methods may help reduce the likelihood of edema and ecchymosis after rhinoplasty?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Forcibly Displaced People Need Millions of Surgeries Each Year

In 2014 alone, the nearly 60 million refugees, internally displaced persons and asylum seekers in the world needed nearly 3 million surgeries, according to a new analysis.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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NRTI Sparing Therapy in Virologically Controlled HIV

This study explores the combination of rilpivirine plus boosted darunavir as an option when switching from standard cART in patients who are virologically suppressed.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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European drug agency recommends limiting colistin use in animals to cut resistance in patients

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended limiting sales of colistin for use in animals, in new guidance that aims to halt the spread of resistance in patients who receive it as the antibiotic of last resort for multidrug resistant bacterial infections.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Debate on whether Tamiflu prevents flu deaths reignites after new analysis

A new analysis of data from trials of oseltamivir (Tamiflu) has reopened the debate over whether the drug reduces deaths from H1N1 influenza.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Progression in Elite and Viremic HIV-1 Controllers

This study shows how a baseline clinical score can easily classify patients according to risk of progression of HIV.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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A Childcare Intervention Impacts Movement Skill Development

A physical activity-based intervention led by childcare providers may help improve children's movement skills.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Treatment Algorithms Based on Tumor Molecular Profiling

Which molecular, biological, and technical criteria should be evaluated in studies using genomic medicine for cancer treatment?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Posted: 6/1/2016 by Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH (Updated: 9/7/2016) Click here to contact Jon Mark Hirshon, MD, MPH  
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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Social Media and the Impact of the 'Caitlyn Jenner Effect'

The transformation of Bruce to Caitlyn Jenner publicized on social media has had a negative as well as positive impact on the transgender community.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Off-Label Antidepressant Prescribing Increasingly Common

Off-label prescribing of antidepressants is increasing, particularly for insomnia and pain, even though their efficacy has not been established for these conditions, new research shows.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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emergucate.com
over 3 years ago
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Pregnancy: Universal Depression Screening Effective, Feasible

According to a new study, universal prenatal and postpartum screening for depression is feasible and can result in high levels of mental healthcare use among women who screen positive.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Effect of Continued Treatment With Pirfenidone in IPF

Do idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients benefit from continued treatment with pirfenidone -- particularly those who experienced meaningful disease progression during treatment?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Colon Cancer Recurrence

How does recurrent colon cancer usually present, and what role should the primary care physician play in the follow-up of colon cancer survivors?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Reduction of Chikungunya Virus Infection With Mosquito Traps

Testing of a new, low-cost mosquito trap that requires no pesticides or servicing shows promise in reducing transmission of several mosquito born viruses including chikungunya, dengue and Zika.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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National Pain Strategy: Implications for Pharmacy Practice

How will the National Pain Strategy, currently under development, impact the pharmacist's role in the optimal management of patients experiencing pain?  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago