January 17, 2021
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Flu vaccine effectiveness low among immunocompromised patients

Flu vaccine effectiveness low among immunocompromised patients

Influenza vaccine effectiveness was significantly lower among immunocompromised adults compared with nonimmunocompromised adults during the severe 2017-2018 influenza season, according to a study.

January 17, 2021
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BLOG: Throw away your microscopes: Cylindrical dandruff is pathognomonic for Demodex

BLOG: Throw away your microscopes: Cylindrical dandruff is pathognomonic for Demodex

Ewwww! Gross! Have you seen those things?

January 17, 2021
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HF news of 2020: COVID-19 in HF, FDA indication for dapagliflozin and more

HF news of 2020: COVID-19 in HF, FDA indication for dapagliflozin and more

Healio and Cardiology Today have aggregated the most-read HF news of 2020.

January 17, 2021
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Cedars-Sinai appoints gynecologic oncology division director

Kenneth H. Kim, MD, has been appointed director of Cedars-Sinai Cancer’s division of gynecologic oncology.

January 17, 2021
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Groups partner to develop musculoskeletal care system in southeast Florida

Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company and The Center for Bone and Joint Surgery have announced a partnership to develop a platform for musculoskeletal care in southeast Florida, according to a release.

January 16, 2021
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Q&A: COVID-19 lockdowns affected air pollution less than expected

Q&A: COVID-19 lockdowns affected air pollution less than expected

COVID-19 lockdowns in several cities affected air pollution less than expected, according to a study published in Science.

January 16, 2021
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Pandemic pieces of wisdom top ophthalmology blog posts in 2020

Healio/OSN editors compiled a list of the most-read blog posts from 2020.

January 16, 2021
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7 recent reports on the microbiome

These reports include research on the impact of the microbiome on obesity, asthma and COVID-19.

January 16, 2021
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Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey appoints immunotherapy chief

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey appoints immunotherapy chief

Christian Hinrichs, MD, has been appointed chief of the section of cancer immunotherapy at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.

January 16, 2021
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AHA/AMSSM develop new registry to assess COVID-19, CVD in college athletes

AHA/AMSSM develop new registry to assess COVID-19, CVD in college athletes

The American Heart Association and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine created a national registry to track COVID-19 cases and CVD in NCAA athletes, according to a press release.

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Ace the Case: A 67-Year-Old Woman With Acute Onset of Blurry Vision

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Ace the Case: A 42-Year-Old Man With Blurry Vision and Nosebleeds That Have Become More Pronounced Over Several Weeks

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Ace the Case: A 34-Year-Old Woman With a Pigmented New Mole on the Anterior Right Thigh

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Ace the Case: A 45-Year-Old Woman With Bone Pain

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Ace the Case: A 38-Year-Old Woman With Recurrent Chest Pain and Low-Grade Fever

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Treating Pediatric and Adolescent Influenza

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Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Improving Diagnosis and Treatment

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Caregivers of People With Disabilities: A Program to Enhance Wellness Self-Care

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Online Advanced Release, January 14, 2021

Caregivers are a source of support for family members with disabilities. However, caregivers are at risk for caregiver burden, which can erode self-care…

Open Dialogue Approach: Exploring and Describing Participants' Experiences in an Open Dialogue Training Program

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Online Advanced Release, January 14, 2021

Open dialogue (OD) is a family-oriented approach that has demonstrated good outcomes in treatment of first-episode psychosis. OD focuses on communication…

Utilization of Peer Support Specialists as a Model of Emergency Psychiatric Care

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Online Advanced Release, January 14, 2021

Individuals with mental health conditions are increasingly presenting to emergency departments (EDs) for mental health treatment and crisis stabilization.…

Psychiatric Nurses' Perceptions of Therapeutic Alliance With the Schizophrenia Population: A Survey Study

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services Online Advanced Release, January 14, 2021

Research on nurse–patient relationships with the schizophrenia population is sparse. The current study piloted a survey to explore therapeutic…

An Online Investigation of Knowledge and Preventive Practices in Regard to COVID-19 in Iran

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Winter 2021, Volume 5 Issue 1

Until now, there was no available study on the knowledge and practice of the people of Iran with regard to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)…

Health Literacy: An Interactive Outcome Among Secondary Students in Beijing

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Winter 2021, Volume 5 Issue 1

Health literacy enables a person to make good decisions regarding health care, disease prevention, and health promotion to maintain and improve health.…

Accuracy of Intraoperative Aberrometry, Barrett True-K With and Without Posterior Cornea Measurements, Shammas-PL, and Haigis-L Formulas After Myopic Refractive Surgery

Journal of Refractive Surgery, January 2021, Volume 37 Issue 1

To assess the accuracy of intraoperative aberrometry, the Barrett True-K No History (Barrett TKNH), Barrett TKNH with posterior corneal measurements…

Clinical Effectiveness of Laser-Induced Increased Depth of Field for the Simultaneous Correction of Hyperopia and Presbyopia

Journal of Refractive Surgery, January 2021, Volume 37 Issue 1

To evaluate the visual outcomes of patients with presbyopic hyperopia, comparing the current standard of monovision treatment with a novel bilateral…

Transepithelial Corneal Cross-linking With Supplemental Oxygen in Keratoconus: 1-Year Clinical Results

Journal of Refractive Surgery, January 2021, Volume 37 Issue 1

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of transepithelial corneal cross-linking (CXL) with supplemental oxygen.
This was a prospective, non-comparative, pilot…

Visual and Refractive Outcomes With the Eyecryl Phakic Toric IOL Versus the Visian Toric Implantable Collamer Lens: Results of a 2-Year Prospective Comparative Study

Journal of Refractive Surgery, January 2021, Volume 37 Issue 1

To compare the 2-year visual and refractive outcomes with the Eyecryl Phakic Toric IOL (EP TIOL) (Biotech Vision Care Pvt Ltd) and Visian Toric ICL (TICL)…