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Intervention may reduce treatment burden in patients with multiple chronic conditions

October 7, 2019
In the Journals

Telehealth improves quality of life for dementia patients, caregivers

September 30, 2019
The quality of life of patients with dementia and their caregivers can be improved through a collaborative telehealth care intervention that provides support over the…
In the Journals

Only 1 in 5 older adults in LTACH alive after 5 years

August 29, 2019
Just 18% of older adults admitted to a long-term acute care hospital were alive after 5 years, making the prognosis for these patients worse than those associated with…
In the Journals

More than 70% of patients do not have advance directives prior to surgery

August 14, 2019
Approximately 71% of patients seen in perioperative testing clinics prior to surgery do not have any advanced care directives in place, according to a study published in…
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HPV Vaccination – Expanding the Playing Field for Cancer Prevention

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

With the recent expansion of the age range for which males and females are eligible for human papilloma virus (HPV)…
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Question 28: I Have A Patient With Biliary-Type Pain, But No Other Evidence Of Bile Duct Disease (Normal Diameter Duct On Ultrasound, Normal Liver Function Tests). How Should Such A Patient Be Managed?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: PCP, patient partnerships lead to successful outcomes in palliative care

April 26, 2018
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