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Reimbursement policies increase noninvasive cardiac testing in hospitals, costs

Reimbursement policies increase noninvasive cardiac testing in hospitals, costs
October 14, 2019
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Mobility impairment during hospitalization for MI may predict functional decline

October 7, 2019
Impaired mobility during hospitalization for acute MI may be a risk factor for functional decline among older patients who survived the event, according to a study…
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Cefiderocol noninferior to high-dose meropenem in phase 3 trial for nosocomial pneumonia

October 4, 2019
WASHINGTON — Cefiderocol, a novel siderophore cephalosporin, was noninferior to high-dose meropenem for the primary endpoint of all-cause mortality 14 days after…
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CAUTI rates decline after case definition revision, value-based incentive programs

September 25, 2019
The concurrent employment of a federal value-based incentive program, coupled with the revision of the surveillance case definition for catheter-associated UTIs, or…
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CME ABIM MOC

Ace the Case: A 41-Year-Old Woman With a Chronic Back Injury

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This educational activity will utilize a case study to discuss the assessment of a 41-year-old woman with chronic pain.
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GI Bookshelf

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: Best handoffs brief, verbal, focused on sickest patients

April 11, 2019
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