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Expert questions conclusions of similar mortality risk with EVAR, open repair in AAA

February 12, 2016

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Endovascular aneurysm repair, if it can be performed, confers lower risk for mortality compared with open repair in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm, an expert said at the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy.

Frank J. Veith, MD, professor of surgery at NYU School of Medicine, consultant in vascular surgery at Cleveland Clinic, and chairman of VEITHsymposium, presented analysis of why recent findings of randomized controlled trials that suggest no difference in mortality between endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and open repair are false and misleading.

Senate health committee passes Next Generation Researchers Act

February 12, 2016
The Senate health committee passed the Next Generation Researchers Act (S. 2014) with bipartisan support on Tuesday, which aims to increase opportunities for young…
From OT Europe

Cognitive simulation may help shorten surgical learning curve

Orthopaedics Today Europe, February 2016
Danny Ryan, MA, MB BChir (Cantab), PGCME, FRSA, MRCSEng, MFSTEd, MAcadMEd
Editor’s note: In this article, a member of the FORTE organization discusses some advantages orthopaedic surgeons in-training may experience when they use
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Senate: Health care IT bill will ‘end unfair practices’ for patients, providers

February 12, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions unanimously recommended a measure designed to improve health care information technology.The purpose…
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Chronic renal failure, certain medications linked with higher osteoporosis risk in patients with SLE

February 12, 2016
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus who also had chronic renal failure and chronic treatment with anticoagulants or antiepileptic medications were at a higher…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services February 2016 CNE Activity

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

Topics include identity in transgenderism, mental health facility design, and transition from adolescent services to…
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“It Doesn't Require Much Effort Once You Get to Know Them”: Certified Nursing Assistants' Views of Communication in Long-Term Care

Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, February 11, 2016
Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) provide the majority of hands-on care and become highly sensitive to residents'…
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VIDEO: Promising results from 3-year data on microshunt for glaucoma treatment

February 8, 2016
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