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CAS, endarterectomy reduced stroke in Medicare beneficiaries

September 19, 2017

The number of patients who had a stroke after carotid artery stenting or carotid endarterectomy declined over time, according to an analysis published in JAMA.

Use of CAS increased from 1999 to 2006 then declined until 2014 and use of carotid endarterectomy declined from 1999 to 2014.

In the Journals

Death, cardiac arrest not rare during triathlons

September 18, 2017
The incidence of death or cardiac arrest during triathlons was 1.74 per 100,000 triathletes, with most being middle-aged and older men, according to findings published…
Meeting News

New persistent opioid use after surgery common among adolescents

September 15, 2017
CHICAGO — Adolescents and young adults prescribed opioid pain medications after surgery commonly refill these prescriptions for months beyond typical recovery…
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Discharge from ED with acute kidney injury linked to higher mortality

August 31, 2017
Patients with acute kidney injury who were discharged home from the ED had an increased risk for death within 30 days, according to findings published in the Clinical
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Multiple Myeloma Patient Management: Embracing New Advancements, Overcoming New Challenges

Support for this activity has been provided through educational grants from Amgen; Celgene Corporation; Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; and Takeda Oncology.

The multiple myeloma clinical landscape has evolved significantly, with not only 10 new drugs but also new staging…
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GI Bookshelf

Chapter 23: Difficult-To-Diagnose Cecal Mass

From Complicated Cases in GI
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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VIDEO: Refined definition of sepsis should help avoid underdiagnosis

May 5, 2016
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