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An unusual finger injury

A 39 year old female farmer with no medical history presented to the emergency department with a painless swelling over her right index finger. The problem started two weeks earlier after she had been bitten by a lamb. After the injury the finger appeared “bruised.” This bruising continued and a swelling gradually developed. She reported no pain, changes in sensation, or reduced range of movement.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Do dressings prevent infection of closed primary wounds after surgery?

There is insufficient evidence to know whether dressings reduce the risk of surgical site infection in closed primary surgical wounds  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Three new treatments for diabetes recommended by NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published final guidance recommending three drugs—canagliflozin (Invokana), dapagliflozin (Forxiga), and empagliflozin (Jardiance)—as treatment options for adults with type 2 diabetes if metformin, sulfonylurea, or pioglitazone are contraindicated or not tolerated.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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An unusual finger injury

A 39 year old female farmer with no medical history presented to the emergency department with a painless swelling over her right index finger. The problem started two weeks earlier after she had been bitten by a lamb. After the injury the finger appeared “bruised.” This bruising continued and a swelling gradually developed. She reported no pain, changes in sensation, or reduced range of movement.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Sixty seconds on . . . gardening

You may scoff, but a new UK report (http://bit.ly/1TEIPk8) has found that putting the rake and secateurs to use improves mental and physical health at all ages.  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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FDA Panel Backs Novo Nordisk Insulin-GLP-1 Combination, IDegLira

The committee said that it was uncertain about which patients would most benefit from the combination.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Three new treatments for diabetes recommended by NICE

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published final guidance recommending three drugs—canagliflozin (Invokana), dapagliflozin (Forxiga), and empagliflozin (Jardiance)—as treatment options for adults with type 2 diabetes if metformin, sulfonylurea, or pioglitazone are contraindicated or not tolerated.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Bariatric surgery should be an option for treating type 2 diabetes, societies say

Bariatric surgery should be included in guidelines as a treatment option for people with type 2 diabetes and obesity, leading diabetes societies have recommended in a joint statement that formally recognised surgery for the first time as a standard therapeutic intervention for the condition.1  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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D-dimer utility in pediatric patients with suspected PE

Great read from the PEM Playbook by Tim Horezko at the Pediatric Emergency Playbook. The bottom line is that he asserts that D-dimer should have limited utility in the diagnostic workup of pulmonary emboli in children who almost always have a reason for a PE like malignancy, prior DVT etc,. In fact, 98% of kids with PE have at least one identifiable risk factor, most with two. He notes that,  
pemcincinnati.com
about 4 years ago
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EM Notes – Overcrowding & Access Block

 
emergucate.com
about 4 years ago
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Lab Case 104 – Interpretation

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emergucate.com
about 4 years ago
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NHS 'must get a grip on hospital discharge delays' - BBC News

The NHS in England must get a grip on the delays patients face in being released from hospital, as the problem causes unnecessary harm and wastes money, the National Audit Office says.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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NHS spend on private ambulances trebles in four years - BBC News

NHS England spending on private ambulances for 999 calls trebles to £68m in four years, data gathered by the BBC shows.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Exam stress 'among teen suicide causes' - BBC News

Exam pressures and physical health problems, like acne, are major contributory factors in the suicides of young people, according to new research.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Heart transplant boy Elliot Livingstone has 'second chance at life' - BBC News

A family whose two-year-old son received a heart transplant after a 14-month wait in hospital say they have been given "a second chance at life".  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Zika: Africa 'reasonably well prepared' - BBC News

Africa braces for Zika virus  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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VA Plan for Independent Advanced RNs Riles Physicians

Proposed regulations would let advanced practice nurses work without physician oversight at VA facilities regardless of state law. Anesthesiologists in particular are steamed.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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How the Primary Candidates Would Reform Healthcare

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump have very different visions for how to fix healthcare in America. Are they realistic, and what would they mean for you and your patients?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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New Approaches to the Management of Heart Failure: A Case Challenge CME/CE

: Explore novel therapies and individualized management to improve outcomes in patients with heart failure  
medscape.org
about 4 years ago
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Noninsulin Therapies in Type 1 Diabetes: Rationale for Consideration CME/CE

This activity is intended for diabetologists & endocrinologists, primary care physicians, cardiologists, nurses and pharmacists.  
medscape.org
about 4 years ago