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Clinical Uncertainty from this Side of the Bedrail: Role of Empathic Communication

Healio Rheumatology, August 2019
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
In the current issue, we are fortunate to have an esteemed group of experts exchange views over nosology in a diverse group of rheumatic diseases…
Meeting News

Complex rheumatology therapies require physicians, nurses to work together

August 8, 2019
ORLANDO — As rheumatology treatments continue to advance and grow more complex, the need for teamwork among physicians, nurse practitioners…
In the Journals

Pediatricians less likely than non-pediatricians to prescribe antibiotics via telemedicine

August 8, 2019
Physicians were more likely to receive a five-star satisfaction rating on a direct-to-consumer, or DTC, telemedicine platform when they prescribed…
Meeting News

Mental health conditions present in 22.6% of patients who undergo septic TKA revision

August 4, 2019
NEW YORK — There was a greater prevalence of mental health conditions among patients undergoing septic revision total knee arthroplasty…

Mayo Clinic ranked best hospital for adult gastrointestinal care

July 30, 2019
Mayo Clinic tops U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 Best Hospitals rankings for adult gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery…

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center ranked best cancer hospital in nation

July 30, 2019
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has retained its distinction as the No. 1 cancer hospital in the country. MD Anderson tops U.S

Single-port robotic surgery shows promise for urologic cancers and beyond

July 26, 2019
The most effective and preferred treatment for many cancers remains surgery, and surgical techniques continue to evolve with the rest of the cancer…

Protocols at Cleveland Clinic aim to reduce opioid prescriptions in Ohio

July 26, 2019
With Ohio ranked as having one of the highest opioid-involved overdose death rates by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Cleveland Clinic began…
In the JournalsPerspective

Former NFL players at great risk for AF

July 24, 2019
Retired National Football League players were more than five times as likely to have atrial fibrillation compared with men in the general population…

Direct-to-consumer Ads and the Rheumatologist: Time for Value-based Care Approach

Healio Rheumatology, July 2019
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
One of the best parts of penning my monthly editorials for Healio Rheumatology is the opportunity to let the spirit move me on occasion. This month…
Meeting News

Migraine, headache treatment does not resolve pain for some teenage patients

July 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Some teenagers with concussion-triggered chronic headache or migraine experienced
In the Journals

Deep learning framework shows utility for personalizing radiotherapy among patients with cancer

July 9, 2019
An image-based deep learning framework appeared effective for personalizing radiotherapy for patients with lung cancer, according to results of a…
Pharmacology Consult

Out of the loop: Augmenting diuresis with SGLT2 inhibitors in HF

Cardiology Today, July 2019
Megan Valente, PharmD, BCACP; Kathleen D. Faulkenberg, PharmD, BCPS
SGLT2 inhibitors were first approved in 2013 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. These agents act by blocking glucose and sodium reabsorption…

New AUA guideline offers ‘relevant blueprint’ for testicular cancer diagnosis, treatment

July 2, 2019
The American Urological Association has released a new guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of early-stage testicular cancer. “More than…

Cleveland Clinic program reveals room to reduce opioid prescriptions after breast surgery

July 2, 2019
A Cleveland Clinic program reduced the volume of opioids prescribed to patients who underwent breast surgery, according to study results presented…
Cover Story

Despite promising new regimens, search for cure is ‘highest priority’ in advanced renal cell carcinoma

HemOnc Today, June 25, 2019
With approximately 73,820 diagnoses and 14,770 deaths expected this year in the U.S., renal cell carcinoma remains a cancer in need of new treatment…
In the Journals

Stroke rate after TAVR stable between 2011 and 2017

June 18, 2019
In analysis of more than 100,000 patients from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapies Registry…

Marijuana, Rheumatology and Clinical Equipoise

Healio Rheumatology, June 2019
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
We are extraordinarily fortunate this month to have an esteemed group of clinical scientists participate in our roundtable discussion, “The…

Will new therapies for sickle cell disease lead to a change or reduction in use of hydroxyurea for the management of pain?

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2019
POINT Over the last 20 years, strong and consistent evidence has demonstrated when children and adults with sickle cell disease are adherent to…
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VIDEO: Novel therapies needed for Crohn’s stricturing

June 7, 2019
In this exclusive video from the Cleveland Clinic Inflammatory Bowel Disease Master Class, Florian Rieder, MD, from Cleveland Clinic, discusses the…