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Q&A: Facing climate change, ID clinicians must ‘expect the unexpected’

Q&A: Facing climate change, ID clinicians must ‘expect the unexpected’
December 13, 2017

According to the CDC, climate change can increase the risk for the spread of numerous infections like Lyme disease, West Nile virus, diarrheal diseases and more.

The buildup of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere causes Earth’s temperature to rise, trapping heat that can disrupt many of the connected systems in our environment and present risks to human health, according to the CDC.

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Lyme disease diagnosis based on clinician suspicion often inaccurate

December 13, 2017
Clinician suspicion had minimal accuracy in differentiating between children with and without Lyme disease who presented to the ED, according to findings published in…
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MRSA clone circulating in pig farms found in nursing homes residents

December 12, 2017
An emerging MRSA clone that has mostly been linked to contact with pig farms was isolated in several nursing home residents in Spain, underscoring their role as a…

AMA: 4 out of 5 US physicians are cyberattack victims

December 12, 2017
Slightly more than 80% of U.S. physicians have experienced a type of cybersecurity attack, with the most common being phishing and computer viruses, according to a new…

Net neutrality repeal may diminish telemedicine access, harm small practices

December 12, 2017
A repeal of net neutrality as proposed by the Federal Communications Commission could lead to unintended and devastating consequences for physicians in small practices…
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HIV/AIDS 1 Hour Update For Florida Health Professionals

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This is a 1 hour activity designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Specifically, it meets the 1 hour HIV/AIDS…
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Net neutrality repeal may diminish telemedicine access, harm small practices

December 12, 2017
A repeal of net neutrality as proposed by the Federal Communications Commission could lead to unintended and…
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