Tag : patient safety

Neurology

Best Treatment for Post-Stroke Depression Still Unclear

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Choosing the best treatment option for post-stroke depression is still more art than science, with little evidence to support one approach over another, a new...
Surgery/Cosmetic

In Plastic Surgery Board Certification Matters

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Dr. Mele is Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery — the only ABMS recognized board for Plastic Surgery. Choosing your Plastic Surgeon is...
Neurology

Late 30s Could Be 'Critical Time' for Starting MS Therapy

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A large study of patients with multiple sclerosis evaluated the interplay of age at disease onset and the timing of immunomodulatory therapy. Medscape Medical News...
Neurology

Clinicians at Stem Cell Clinics Often Lack Credentials

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Researchers found that many clinics offering unapproved stem cell interventions don’t employ physicians trained to treat the conditions for which they advertise treatments. Medscape Medical...
Surgery/Cosmetic

10 Best Plastic Surgeons in California For Client Satisfaction

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Joseph Mele Has Been Nominated and Accepted as a 2019 American Institute of Plastic Surgeons’ 10 Best in California For Client Satisfaction The American Institute...
Surgery/Cosmetic

Plastic Surgery Recovery and RICE Therapy

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Over the years, I have posted more than 500 articles about a wide variety of Plastic Surgery Procedures. They are easily accessible and categorized in...
Neurology

FDA Approves First Vaccine for Dengue, With Restrictions

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Dengvaxia is for the prevention of dengue disease caused by all dengue virus serotypes in people aged 9 to 16 years who have previously had...
Neurology

FDA Confirms Unsafe Levels of Metals in Some Kratom Products

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Final laboratory test results support the agency’s public warning about the risk of heavy metals in certain kratom products. News Alerts Source link...
Neurology

FDA Warns of Higher Risk for Death With Gout Drug Febuxostat

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Febuxostat should be reserved for patients with gout-related hyperuricemia for whom allopurinol has failed or who do not tolerate allopurinol, owing to an increased risk...
Pediatrics

Customized drug interaction alerts address alert fatigue, protect patients

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital researchers used a comprehensive method to reduce drug interaction alerts, improving electronic health record systems to lower alert fatigue and...
Neurology

Steer Clear of Driving While Taking Prescribed Opioids?

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Higher-dose opioids impair driving performance to a minor degree, but patients still need to be advised of this risk so they can decide whether to...
Neurology

Into the Fray: AHA's First Scientific Statement on Statin Safety

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The benefits of statins outweigh the harms, the report asserts, which is likely to renew calls for the release of patient-level data from industry-sponsored statin...

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