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Reduced knee pain seen with novel medial incision for nailing tibial shaft fractures

Data presented showed return-to-sport time and anterior knee pain were improved when surgeons used a novel transverse medial parapatellar incision for intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures.

October 28, 2020
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Broadband light protocol improves senile purpura

A treatment involving broadband light improved the clinical appearance of senile purpura and prevented future lesions, according to a presentation at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting.

October 28, 2020
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Investigational antifungal fosmanogepix safe, well tolerated in small study

The investigational antifungal fosmanogepix was found to be safe and well tolerated with a high level of treatment success in patients with candidemia, according to data from a small open-label study presented at IDWeek.

October 28, 2020
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Contract staffing in nursing homes linked to SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks

Contract staffing in nursing homes linked to SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks

Heavy use of contract staffing was associated with an increased risk for a COVID-19 outbreak in nursing homes, according to research presented at this year’s virtual IDWeek.

October 28, 2020
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‘Fitness vs. fatness’ may help explain obesity paradox in CVD survival

‘Fitness vs. fatness’ may help explain obesity paradox in CVD survival

Cardiorespiratory fitness appears to be more important for CVD and CHD survival than weight or BMI, which may explain the existence of the obesity paradox, a speaker reported.

October 28, 2020
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Autologous vs. allogeneic CAR-T: Decisions must be made ‘carefully and deliberately’

Autologous vs. allogeneic CAR-T: Decisions must be made ‘carefully and deliberately’

Allogeneic or “off-the-shelf” chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapies have moved into early-phase clinical testing with the hope that they will offer many advantages over autologous regimens.

October 28, 2020
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Overminus lenses for intermittent exotropia may increase myopia progression

Overminus therapy, a method that has been used to control intermittent exotropia, was found to increase myopia progression, particularly in children who are already myopic, according to research presented at the American Academy of Optometry virtual meeting.

October 28, 2020
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Eye drops to treat presbyopia meet efficacy endpoints in phase 3 trials

An investigational presbyopia treatment met primary efficacy endpoints in two phase 3 clinical trials, reaching statistical significance in near vision improvement, according to a press release.

October 28, 2020
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Continued smoking from younger age may confer higher risk for CV mortality

Continued smoking from younger age may confer higher risk for CV mortality

Compared with never smokers, current smokers had elevated risk for CV mortality, which was higher the earlier a person began smoking, researchers reported.

October 28, 2020
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FDA grants priority review to Enhertu for gastric cancer subset

FDA grants priority review to Enhertu for gastric cancer subset

The FDA granted priority review to fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki for treatment of HER2-positive metastatic gastric cancer or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma.

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Exploring New Immunological Pathways and Patient-reported Outcomes That Can Improve the Care of Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis: A Game On! Challenge

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

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Trending…Dosing, Anatomic Dryness, and Treatment Protocols in Retinal Diseases

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Retina360: Advances in the Management of Retinal Diseases; Volume 1, Number 3

This activity is supported by independent medical education grants from Genentech, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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The New Era of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment
Recognizing Symptoms and Disease Mimics

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The New Era of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment
Acute Treatment and Applying Testing and Diagnostic Criteria

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The New Era of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment
Special Considerations

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The New Era of Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder: Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment
Treatment Options

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Innovative Treatment Trends in Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy

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A Tristate Education Model to Prepare Nurses to Serve on Health-Promoting Boards

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, November 2020, Volume 51 Issue 11

The tristate Nurses on Boards Coalition (NOBC) education program prepares nurses to serve on boards that promote a culture of health, such as housing and…

Setting the Foundation for an In Situ Simulation Program Through the Development of a Malignant Hyperthermia Simulation in the Operating Room

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, November 2020, Volume 51 Issue 11

This article reviews the VA Manchester Healthcare System's journey to develop a robust simulation program and how an in situ simulation for malignant…

Assessing Stressors for Interns: Using the Casey-Fink Graduate Nurse Experience Survey

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, November 2020, Volume 51 Issue 11

New graduate nurses experience stress when transitioning from the student role to the RN role. The Casey-Fink Graduate Nurse Experience Survey tool…

Gamification in Nursing Education: An Integrative Literature Review

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, November 2020, Volume 51 Issue 11

The objective of this literature review and evaluation project was to determine what evidence exists on the use of interactive digital learning and…

Digital Story-Based Education: An Innovative Way to Learn Evidence-Based Practice

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, November 2020, Volume 51 Issue 11

Applying evidence-based practice (EBP) to diverse clinical situations is challenging due to the complex process of EBP. Digital story-based education…

Employment and Retention of Nurses Who Completed an Internship and Residency Program

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, November 2020, Volume 51 Issue 11

The University of New Mexico Hospitals (UNMH) nurse residency and UNM College of Nursing nurse internship programs began in 2003 and 2004, respectively.…

Educating a Diverse Nursing Staff: One Hospital's Tips for Success

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, November 2020, Volume 51 Issue 11

Identifying process breaks that increase risks to patient safety in hospitals results in the need for educational interventions. These interventions must…

Animal-Assisted Support: Actionable Intervention for Burnout

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, November 2020, Volume 51 Issue 11

The impact of long shifts, the puzzling illnesses and manifestations of COVID-19, its personal and family impacts, and the sustained grief of many losses…

Escape to Create an Interactive and Engaging Learning Experience

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, November 2020, Volume 51 Issue 11

The American Nurses Credentialing Center and the Association for Nursing Professional Development purport the significance of active learner engagement…

Training Program for Care Professionals in Nursing Homes: Effectiveness and Feasibility

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, November 2020, Volume 46 Issue 11

The aim of the current study was to analyze the effectiveness and feasibility of a training program for care professionals at two nursing homes,…