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Neurology

New Guidance to Optimize Antipsychotic Treatment

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Therapeutic blood monitoring of antipsychotics can tell you if your patient is receiving a therapeutic dose and flag possible nonadherence. Medscape Medical News Source link...
Neurology

Hydroxychloroquine Has No Benefit, 'Only Risks' in COVID-19

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Hydroxychloroquine has been touted as a potential treatment for COVID-19, but new observational data show it is not only without benefit but it increases death...
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COVID-19 Daily: Hydroxychloroquine 'Concerns,' Financial Aid Request

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These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today. Source link...
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COMMENTARY: COVID-19 Diary Day 3: Facing the Prospect of Dying Alone

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After planning for staffing and patient management at his institution, oncologist Don Dizon reflects on his personal risk in managing COVID-19-positive patients. Source link...
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Hydroxychloroquine: Possible COVID Drug Can Be Toxic to Retinas

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Before it was a potential COVID-19 therapy, it was a well-studied treatment with an established risk for retinal toxicity. Source link...
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Coronavirus Care Planning 'More Important Than Containment'

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Hospitals need to get ready for a surge of patients, experts warn. Source link...
Neurology

FDA Adds Boxed Warning to Montelukast Over Mental Health Risks

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With ongoing reports of serious neuropsychiatric side effects, the agency advises that healthcare providers avoid prescribing montelukast for patients with mild symptoms, particularly those with...
Pediatrics

Moving From Knowledge to Action: Improving Safety and Quality of Care for Patients With Limited English Proficiency

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Clinical Pediatrics, Volume 59, Issue 3, Page 266-277, March 2020. Objective. This study assessed safety culture and staff communication with patients with limited English proficiency...
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...

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