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By: Michael M. Givertz, MD

CME/CE: Guideline Update for Heart Failure Treatment

According to data from the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA), heart failure (HF) is a common but often unrecognized and misdiagnosed condition that affects nearly 6


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By: Andre C. Kalil, MD, MPH, FACP, FCCM, FIDSA

CME/CE – New Guidelines: Managing Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia & Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) and ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) are estimated to account for 20% to 25% of all hospital-acquired infections, and about 10% to 15% of these cases


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By: Thomas Patterson, MD

CME/CE: Updated Guidance on Invasive Aspergillosis

In 2008, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) released a guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of aspergillosis, a fungal infection caused by the airborne mold


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By: Amber K. Sabbatini, MD, MPH

CME/CE – ED Return Visits: Examining Outcomes & Costs

Ensuring safe transitions of care is an important goal for promoting better patient experiences, improving the quality of outcomes, and reducing costs. All-cause hospital readmissions are now

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By: Doctor Curmudgeon®

Are doctors wimps? Hippocrates & Maimonides walk into a bar…

I was growling. Stacks of papers desecrated my desk. The EMR was giving me trouble. I began to curse ….suddenly…. There was a flash of lightening… In


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By: Skeptical Scalpel

How has United Airlines done since the doctor was manhandled?

  Three months ago I blogged about the doctor who was dragged off a United plane in Chicago and the airline’s response to the incident. The CEO


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By: Skeptical Scalpel

An unusual cause of shoulder pain

  A woman in Montréal underwent a total hysterectomy for ovarian cancer back in March, and from the moment she woke up from anesthesia, had shoulder pain


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By: Halee Fischer-Wright, MD

The Paradigm Shifts Needed in Healthcare

There’s a lot wrong with healthcare today. Especially the medications they have now a days and all the side effects. Just like the prescription xarelto, check out

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By: Sarah J. Clark, MPH

What To Do with Your Leftover Pain Drugs

Throughout the United States, the rates of prescription pain drug addiction and death continue to increase, placing a substantial burden on the nation’s healthcare system. This problem


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By: Kevin Curl, MD

Statin & Aspirin Use Post-CABG

If left untreated, about half of bypass vein grafts become occluded within 10 years of surgery. “Both statins and aspirin carry class I indications from the American


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#PWChat Recap: Defensive Medicine & Related Costs

The Physician’s Weekly #PWChat series continued last night with an energetic discussion focusing on defensive medicine and related costs. It was co-hosted by Jeff Segal, MD, JD,


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By: Halee Fischer-Wright, MD

The Paradigm Shifts Needed in Healthcare

There’s a lot wrong with healthcare today. Especially the medications they have now a days and all the side effects. Just like the prescription xarelto, check out