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CA Senate Nixes Bill for Disciplined-Doctor Disclosure

The California Senate rejected legislation that would have required medical practitioners to notify their patients if they were on probation for serious infractions.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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CICM ASM 2016 - a quick summary - Intensive Care Network

For those of you who missed the 2016 CICM ASM ICU conference, Pierre Janin has kindly provided a pretty extensive review of his take-home points.  
intensivecarenetwork.com
over 3 years ago
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Pediatric Procedural Sedation: What are your options? - emdocs

Having difficulty deciding between procedural sedation agents in your pediatric patients?  Read on: we provide a focused review of commonly utilized medications, with tips and tricks on how to cater your personal sedation practice to the clinical scenario.   
emdocs.net
over 3 years ago
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Modest Risk for Fetal Malformations With Atypicals 'Reassuring'

According to new data from a large registry, the use of atypical antipsychotics during pregnancy comes with a modest level of risk that may be reassuring for doctors and their patients.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Adding Electroacupuncture to Splinting for Carpal Tunnel Pain

Combining electroacupuncture with splinting may help relieve pain from chronic carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), according to a new trial.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Bone Resorption in Pregnancy and Passage of Lead Burden to Baby

Bone resorption increases during pregnancy and continues to be high postpartum, according to new findings using lead testing to measure bone turnover.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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How to Succeed as a Teacher - Introduction (episode 5) | EMBlog Mayo Clinic

https://youtu.be/bbNSeb_ZG4k  
emblog.mayo.edu
over 3 years ago
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UMEM Educational Pearls - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

1. Laine L, Jensen DM. Management of patients with ulcer bleeding. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Mar;107(3):345-60; quiz 361. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2011.480. Epub 2012 Feb 7. Review. PubMed PMID: 22310222.  
umem.org
over 3 years ago
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Second-generation Antipsychotics: Not All Equal

A systematic review and meta-analysis of various second-generation antipsychotic agents in the treatment of first-episode psychosis finds that not all are created equal.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) 2016 Annual Meeting

American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) 2016 Annual Meeting : Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ASCP 2016.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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White Male Physicians Make 35% More Than Black Counterparts

Female physicians make less than white or black male colleagues, two national surveys show. Previous studies have been smaller, have analyzed older data, and often have focused on gender.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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APEX: Hopeful Sign Despite Betrixaban Miss for VTE Prevention

The novel oral agent didn't win out over enoxaparin in the trial's primary cohort but did in the larger overall cohort; the later finding was exploratory but convincing nonetheless, say researchers.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Abuse, Misuse of Antidiarrheal Linked to Serious Heart Problems

Abuse and misuse of the commonly available antidiarrheal medication loperamide has been linked to life-threatening cardiac events, according to a warning issued by the US Food and Drug Administration.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Novel Antibody Shows Efficacy in Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Early data show promising activity in small-cell lung cancer with a new antibody-drug conjugate that targets delta-like protein DLL3.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Cigarette-Pack Warnings Work Better With Photos

Gruesome pictures on cigarette packages may convince more smokers to quit, a U.S. study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Cuts in health prevention budgets will hit the NHS, says NHS England chief

The NHS in England can expect to feel the effects of cuts by local authorities to key public health and prevention services, NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens has told MPs.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Seven days in medicine: 1-7 June 2016

New guidance from NHS England and the Royal College of General Practitioners is urging GPs to review prescriptions for patients with learning disabilities or autism and to make sure that psychotropic drugs are continued only when the person poses a severe risk to themselves or others and all other alternatives have been exhausted. A review published last year found that between 30 000 and 35 000 people in the United Kingdom with learning disabilities or autism were taking an antidepressant or an antipsychotic despite not having the conditions for which the drugs are indicated. (See full BMJ story doi:10.1136/bmj.i3137)  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Behind the Smile

Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days. Sign up for a free trial  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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GP who was struck off for lying to police is allowed back on medical register

A South Yorkshire GP who was struck off in November 2009 for lying to police and to a coroner’s inquest has been allowed back on the medical register after a fitness to practise tribunal found that he had made exceptional efforts at remediation.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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TV comedian writes off $15m in US medical debt

In a television show highlighting the practices of the US debt buying industry, the comedian John Oliver wrote off nearly $15m (£10.3m; €13.2m) in medical debt owed by nearly 9000 people.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago