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In the Journals

Intervention improves guideline adherence, does not decrease opioid refills

July 19, 2017
A multicomponent primary care-based intervention tripled guideline-concordant opioid monitoring; however, it was not successful in reducing opioid…
Imaging Analysis

Abnormal jugular vein detected during thyroid ultrasound

Endocrine Today, April 2017
Stephanie L. Lee, MD, PhD, ECNU
A 43-year-old woman was referred to the endocrine clinic for a thyroid nodule found on a CT scan of the chest during the evaluation of breast cancer…
In the Journals

ACG issues new guidelines for preventive care in IBD patients

January 25, 2017
A new clinical guideline released by the ACG highlights the importance of preventive care in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, and recommends…
In the Journals Plus

Guidelines address thyroid disease in pregnancy

January 12, 2017
Revised guidelines from the American Thyroid Association for the management of thyroid disease in pregnant and postpartum women were recently…
In the Journals PlusPerspective

Guidelines needed to address iodine supplementation in pregnancy

January 5, 2017
Despite routine recommendation of prenatal multivitamins before conception, pregnancy and lactation, many obstetricians and midwives fail to…

Low early perioperative complication, seen after total ankle arthroplasty

Orthopedics Today, June 2016
Recently published data indicated total ankle arthroplasty is a relatively safe surgery with an overall 30-day complication rate of 1.4% and…
Meeting News Coverage

Maternal presence during NAS treatment decreased withdrawal severity

April 30, 2016
BALTIMORE — Parental presence at the bedside of infants born with neonatal abstinence syndrome may improve their recovery from opioid…
Cover Story

Despite antibiotic policies, overuse persists across continuum of care

Infectious Diseases in Children, April 2016
Since their discovery in the early 20th century, antibiotics have revolutionized the treatment of bacterial infections and are currently used in a…
Imaging AnalysisPublication Exclusive

Persistent hypoglycemia despite oral therapy

Endocrine Today, March 2016
Ayse Sahin-Efe, MD; Stephanie L. Lee, MD PhD ECNU
An 82-year-old woman was brought to the ED after a fall. Her medical history was significant for hypertension, recurrent urinary tract infections…