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Fake patients test NYC emergency preparedness for measles, MERS

September 18, 2017

Officials tested the preparedness of EDs in New York City to handle potential infectious disease threats by using patients who faked having contagious diseases.

Dozens of EDs were subjected to simulated drills in which a “mystery patient” presented with signs or symptoms and travel histories consistent with measles or Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) infection.

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AAP offers guidelines to reduce risks linked to body art in teens

September 18, 2017
CHICAGO — Parents of teenagers considering tattoos, piercings or scarification — cutting, burning or branding the skin — are encouraged to inform their…
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Low-normal thyroid function increases life expectancy vs. high-normal function

September 18, 2017
In comparison to individuals with high-normal thyroid function, those with low-normal thyroid function lived up to 3.5 years longer overall and up to 3.1 years longer…

‘Lead from where you stand:’ establishing women physician leaders

September 18, 2017
Women in medicine need to amplify one another, find their “posse,” request coaches and sponsors and craft their own legacy statements, according to an expert…
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Ethics and Professional Boundaries in Healthcare

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This course focuses on ethical theory, principles, and models for decision making that are most applicable for those…
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Chapter 50: Gastrointestinal Complications Of Bariatric Surgery

From Clinical Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Disease
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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VIDEO: ACP discusses efforts to reduce paperwork burden

April 1, 2017
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