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American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Tells AMA: Promote Patient Care, Don’t Prevent It

In response to the American Medical Association’s (AMA) latest attack on non-physician healthcare professionals who ensure millions of Americans access to safe, cost-effective healthcare each year, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) demands that the AMA focus its time and energy on promoting patient care rather than preventing it.

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BIDMC’s Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD, Named AAAS 2017 Fellow

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Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD, Director of the Cancer Center and Cancer Research Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Mayo Clinic的研究显示新的口服血液稀释药物具有较低的肾脏风险

Mayo Clinic研究人员的工作显示患者使用不同类型的血液稀释药物来预防中风与其肾功能衰退或衰竭风险增加之间的联系。他们在“美国心脏病学院学报”(Journal of the American College of Cardiology)上发表的这项研究是旨在确定非维生素K拮抗剂(non-vitamin K antagonist)口服抗凝剂与长期以来的标准药物华法林(warfarin)相比的安全性和有效性的一系列研究(series of studies)中的最新的一项。患有房颤(atrial fibrillation)-- 中风的危险因素 --的患者通常会服用这类药物。

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NCCN, in Collaboration with Pfizer, Awards Nine Grants for Quality Improvement in Breast Cancer Care

NCCN and Pfizer announce funding for projects evaluating different clinical care pathways to improve breast cancer care, with a particular emphasis on underserved patients.

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Patients and Families Aren't Comfortable with 'Overlapping Surgeries,' Survey Finds

Patients and family members are either neutral or uncomfortable with the idea of "overlapping" or "concurrent" surgery, where the attending surgeon isn't present in the operating room for part of the procedure, according to survey results published in the November 15, 2017 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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Simple Electrocardiogram Can Determine Whether a Patient Has Major Depression or Bipolar Disorder, Study Finds

A groundbreaking Loyola Medicine study suggests that a simple 15-minute electrocardiogram could help a physician determine whether a patient has major depression or bipolar disorder.

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Simplified Method Allows CGM Users to Leverage Trend Arrow Data

Endocrine Society experts have developed a streamlined method for using the Dexcom G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) to help individuals with diabetes maintain better control of their glucose levels, according to two perspectives published in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.

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New Oral Anticoagulant Drugs Associated with Lower Kidney Risks, Mayo Clinic Research Shows

Mayo Clinic researchers have shown a link between which type of oral anticoagulant (blood-thinning medication) a patient takes to prevent a stroke and increased risks of kidney function decline or failure.







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