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Risk for kidney scarring spikes with two or more febrile UTIs

Risk for kidney scarring spikes with two or more febrile UTIs
August 13, 2019
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Nitric oxide-eluting catheter insert may prevent infection, thrombosis

August 8, 2019
A nitric oxide-eluting, disposable hemodialysis catheter insert may lower mortality rates for patients with kidney disease by preventing infection and thrombosis…

Study outlines risk of infection for donor kidneys

July 5, 2019
A study on deceased donor kidneys has identified hepatitis C viremia, the need for dialysis, hematopoietic cell transplant and exposure to antibiotics with a narrow…
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Gut microbiota should be targeted as a strategy to prevent, treat viral infections in transplant recipients

June 6, 2019
BOSTON— Results from a study presented here confirmed the association between the gut microbiome and the development of viral infections from stem cell transplant…
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Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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Screening Patients Who Speak Spanish for Low Health Literacy

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Spring 2019, Volume 3 Issue 2
Inadequate health literacy is a national health problem that affects about 90 million people from all racial and ethnic…
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CME CNE CE CPE

Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is…
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