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medication risks

When it comes to discussing medication risks, a new study shows, rheumatologists and their patients are speaking different languages. The article reveals how doctors may be sending messages they don't intend.

Adding advanced practitioners to your practice can grow your patient base and still allow for good patient relationships.

Want to grow your patient base and still be able to have quality relationships? Consider advanced practitioners.

Early results also found an inverse relationship between serum CT levels and estimated glomerular filtration rate.

Computed tomography imaging is being performed more often among adults in the ED who have fallen, but may be unnecessary in many cases.

retinopathy

About half of patients taking hydroxychloroquine, which is used for lupus and rheuamtoid arthritis, aren't tested in time for its blinding effects on the retina, says a review. There are simple ways to use the drug safely.

A small study highlights a big point: manage risk factors that affect the atrial fibrillation substrate and ablation therapy success rates improve (ARREST-AF Cohort Study).

The antiviral future holds great promise for people living with HIV: better-tolerated, less toxic, drugs are about to come to market, and we are about to see the introduction of drugs from 1 or 2 new classes.

Would I like to be friendly with all the referring docs? Sure. But I won't compromise patient care for the sake of camaraderie.

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