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Sepsis: What you should know

January 31, 2015

Patients battling any type of infection such as influenza, pneumonia, urinary tract infection or even food poisoning are at additional risk for sepsis — a serious complication that may lead to multiple organ failures and death, according to a recent sepsis overview published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Physicians should know the symptoms, risk factors, prevention measures, the difference between severe sepsis and septic shock and the various treatment options available. So, what is known about sepsis?

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Professor to join Rice University as senior scholar in cancer research

January 31, 2015
Gang Bao, PhD, will join the faculty of Rice University effective March 1.Bao will serve as Foyt family professor in the department of bioengineering and the CPRIT…
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VIDEO: Tailor treatment for healthiest ocular surface for surgery

January 31, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Rajesh Rajpal, MD, discusses the importance of matching treatment to the needs of each patient to create the healthiest ocular…
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FDA reevaluates safety of automated external defibrillators

January 31, 2015
The FDA recently announced it plans to strengthen its review of automated external defibrillators to help improve the quality and reliability of the devices.According to…

Integra LifeSciences acquires multiple product lines from Metasurg

January 31, 2015
Integra LifeSciences recently announced the acquisition of biologics and foot and ankle product offerings from Metasurg.The transactions, which closed in December, will…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services January 2015 CNE Activity

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Jan 2015 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include an interactive assessment tool for auditory hallucinations, eating disorders and spirituality in college…
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Delivering Clinical Trials and Observational Studies in Child Eye Health: A Nationwide Survey in the United Kingdom

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, January 21, 2015
Evidence-based medicine requires primary results from randomized controlled trials and high-quality observational…
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VIDEO: Numerous platforms improving anterior segment imaging

January 29, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii – At Hawaiian Eye 2015, Roxana Ursea, MD, discusses current and future anterior segment imaging…
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