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Wednesday 20th June 2018

Informed Consent Ruling Could Burden Physicians, Experts Say

Excess caution after a Pennsylvania decision about informed consent may unnecessarily burden physicians and sideline other qualified medical professionals, say lawyers who studied the case. Medscape Medical News

Advanced Practice Provider Influx Will Reshape Primary Care

Two-thirds of the healthcare providers joining the US workforce by 2030 will be nurse practitioners or physician assistants, which will change roles and relationships. Medscape Medical News

Lights Out on National Guideline Clearinghouse

The National Guideline Clearinghouse website will shut down July 16 and its content will no longer be available, owing to lack of federal funding. Medscape Medical News

Trump Signs Order to Stop Separating Immigrant Families

The news comes amid intense criticism of the policy that calls for the separation of children from their parents at the US border. Physicians say the children could experience long-term effects. Medscape Medical News

US Kids of Different Races Receive Different Pain Meds

The type of pain medications that pediatric outpatients receive in the United States depends on their race, new research suggests. Reuters Health Information

Colorectal Endometriosis: Medical or Surgical Therapy?

When endometriosis infiltrates the bowel, does medical or surgical therapy result in better quality of life? Medscape Ob/Gyn

Does Budesonide Improve Outcome of Nasal Irrigation in Chronic Rhinosinusitis?

In patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), addition of budesonide to daily large-volume, low-pressure saline sinus irrigation might lead to improved outcome, but the findings are not clear-cut. Reuters Health Information

Atul Gawande to Head New Amazon Health Venture

In the joint venture with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, the physician will reportedly not give up his surgical and professorial positions at Harvard. Medscape Medical News

After Opioid Overdose, Only 30% Get Medicine to Treat Addiction

Patients revived from an opioid overdose who get methadone or Suboxone treatment for addiction afterward are much more likely to be alive a year later, says a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Kaiser Health News

Treatment of Older Breast Cancer Patients Varies Across Europe

Treatment of older breast-cancer patients varies significantly from country to country in Europe, new findings show. Reuters Health Information

Women Happier With Autologous Breast Reconstruction

Two new studies provide 'vital' information to share with women choosing between autologous or prosthetic breast reconstruction after mastectomy. Medscape Medical News

NIH Pulls Funding for Trial Exploring CV Effects of Moderate Alcohol

The prospective, single-blind MACH15 trial was halted because of alleged improprieties in how it was funded, partial financial support from industry, and 'serious' limitations in methodology. Medscape Medical News

Congestive Heart Failure After Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

How would you manage CHF in this patient now 14 months after AF ablation? Take this quiz created by physicians from ACC. ACC.org

Major Dyslipidemia Guidelines and Their Discrepancies

Many differences exist between the five major dyslipidemia guidelines. What does this mean for clinicians? Experts from ACC weigh in. ACC.org

Tobacco Product Use Among Youths With and Without Asthma

The concerning results of this study indicate that Florida middle and high school students with asthma reported higher current use of tobacco products than did students without asthma. Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report

Worldwide Audit of Blood Transfusion Practice in the ICU

How do transfusion practices vary among geographic regions -- and how might these differences impact patient outcomes? Critical Care

Improved Heart Hemodynamics After Draining Pleural Effusion

Patients with massive pleural effusion realized improved cardiac hemodynamics following drainage, a new study reports. BMC Pulmonary Medicine

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and AF Risk After Cardiac Surgery

Are cardiac surgical patients who are at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea at increased risk for postoperative atrial fibrillation? Anesthesia & Analgesia

Carbapenem-Nonsusceptible Acinetobacter baumannii

This report provides insight into the incidence of infections with carbapenem-nonsusceptible A. baumannii bacterium. Emerging Infectious Diseases

Measuring, Managing Blood Pressure in a Primary Care Setting

Can automated office blood pressure measurement detect white-coat BP elevation, reduce unnecessary antihypertensive therapy, and improve hypertension control in a primary care clinic? Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine

Aripiprazole-induced Sleep-related Eating Disorder

This case of sleep-related eating disorder in a patient taking aripiprazole for depression suggests that this disorder should be considered as a potential side effect of this drug. Journal of Medical Case Reports

Impact of Menopause on Functional Status in Women With RA

Menopause may be associated with accelerated functional decline among women with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study suggests. Rheumatology

Effectiveness and Safety of Tofacitinib in RA

What benefits might tofacitinib offer rheumatoid arthritis patients? How does it compare to other treatment options? Arthritis Research & Therapy

Novel Nonchemo Combo (Len-R) Effective in Follicular Lymphoma

A novel chemotherapy-free regimen containing lenalidomide and rituximab showed similar efficacy but less toxicity than the standard combination of rituximab and chemotherapy in the RELEVANCE trial. Medscape Medical News

Praying With Patients: Clinicians Debate

Is it a good idea to pray with patients? Physicians, nurses, and other professionals provide a range of opinions. Medscape Family Medicine


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