In the Journals

Dermatologists should consider participating in Twitter journal clubs

March 26, 2020
Twitter journal clubs offer a unique platform for physicians of all specialties to create opportunities for learning and community building…
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Rheumatology coalition unveils patient registry to 'curate, disseminate' COVID-19 data

March 26, 2020
A newly formed organization, the COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance, has launched an international registry to collect data on patients with…
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AAP offers tips for parents dealing with pandemic-related stress

March 26, 2020
The AAP released a list of tips for parents who are dealing with financial, emotional and other stresses related to the COVID-19 pandemic as they…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Key strategies to prevent postoperative endophthalmitis

March 26, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Randall J. Olson, MD, CEO and chair of the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah, gives his…
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Risk for COVID-19 may be higher among those with cancer, Wuhan data suggest

March 26, 2020
Risk for infection with SARS-CoV-2 — the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 — appeared more than twice as high among individuals with…
In the Journals

Barriers to care may account for only small differences in asthma ED visits

March 26, 2020
Despite potential eligibility for no-cost medical treatment, patients with low socioeconomic status enrolled in the World Trade Center Health…
In the Journals

Patient-reported outcome measures, patient satisfaction had weak correlation after TJA

March 26, 2020
With a finding of weak to moderate correlation between patient-reported outcome measures and patient satisfaction, published results advise against…
Feature

PCPs ‘integral part’ of oral health care

March 26, 2020
Tooth decay, also known as dental caries, affects 2.4 billion individuals worldwide, according to WHO. In the United States, HHS’s Human…
Feature

Q&A: Social distancing is key to prevent COVID-19 among liver transplant recipients

March 26, 2020
There are many people in the United States living with liver disease. Patients with liver disease, in particular those who are awaiting a liver…
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Q&A: Updates on COVID-19 protocols in primary care

March 26, 2020
Health care providers across the world are adjusting to the challenges of caring for patients during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Healio…
Perspective

AACE statement offers COVID-19 guidance for people with adrenal insufficiency, Cushing’s syndrome

March 26, 2020
People with adrenal insufficiency or uncontrolled Cushing’s syndrome are at greater risk for death from a respiratory-related infection, such…
Commentary

Out of aces: Kenny Rogers, oncology and the novel coronavirus

March 26, 2020
By Rujuta Saksena, MD After learning that Kenny Rogers died this past weekend, my mind started to link the parallels between his lyrics to…
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New hypertension threshold linked to 73% higher risk for vascular events in lupus

March 26, 2020
A 2-year, sustained mean blood pressure of 130-139/80-89 mm Hg — now considered the threshold for stage 1 hypertension by the American College…

American College of Rheumatology calls for eliminating redundancies in prior authorization

March 25, 2020
The American College of Rheumatology has released a position statement advocating for sweeping changes to the current system of prior authorization…
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Cath lab concerns prompted by COVID-19

March 25, 2020
As more is learned about the COVID-19 pandemic, cardiology societies have issued advisories with steps to take in the cardiac catheterization…
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Coronavirus shows low risk for being spread through tears

March 25, 2020
SARS-CoV-2 is known to be transmitted via droplets, but infected patients are unlikely to spread the virus through tears, according to a study. …
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Q&A: New tool may help guide drug development for pediatric migraine

March 25, 2020
A new FDA-funded registry developed by researchers at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and partners could help answer important questions about…
Meeting News

Women and ethnic groups underrepresented in physical medicine and rehabilitation medical education

March 25, 2020
Current gender and ethnic diversity trends show women and ethnic minorities are significantly underrepresented in the physical medicine and…
FDA NewsPerspective

FDA approves Eucrisa for atopic dermatitis in infants

March 25, 2020
The FDA approved Pfizer’s supplemental new drug application for Eucrisa ointment, 2%, for children as young as age 3 months with…
In the Journals

Novel imaging modality localizes atrial, ventricular arrhythmias

March 25, 2020
Electromechanical wave imaging, a high-frame rate ultrasound technique, localized atrial and ventricular arrhythmias including premature ventricular…