CDC raises alarm about "growing STD epidemic" as cases hit record high
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Evaluate the perioperative narcotic utilization patterns at the time of myomectomy, specifically as they relate to the opioid epidemic. We also aim to evaluate the differences between conventional laparoscopy and robotic surgery in terms of narcotic utilization.
Screening guidelines for endometrial hyperplasia/malignancy are based on a patient population predating the current obesity epidemic. With the rise in obesity and related malignancies, the objective of this study is to evaluate various risk factors for endometrial hyperplasia/malignancy in premenopausal women with AUB or oligomenorrhea. Specifically the study aims to elucidate whether obesity or age confers higher risk of disease in the premenopausal population.
Evaluate the utilization patterns for narcotic medication both intraoperatively and postoperatively at the time of benign minimally invasive hysterectomy, specifically as they relate to the opioid epidemic.
Oct 17, 2019. . Sponsored by National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED)
Months after John Steffen died in Nebraska, officials said his death was part of a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related deaths and illnesses.
This past August, I attended the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District VI meeting in Wisconsin. The theme of this year’s meeting was“Bringing it Back Home,” with a keynote presentation focused on developing the emotional habits to influence others and“embody the inner attitude of a leader.” After a day of much […]Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Carrion flies inside your hood. Sweat turns your gloves into water balloons. This is tough work, but it could predict disease outbreaks.
China's pig herd in September was 41.1% smaller than it was a year earlier, the agriculture ministry said on Monday, as a year-long African swine fever epidemic continued to slash the world's largest herd.
Over the past 20 years, the introduction and widespread use of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) has transformed the HIV epidemic from a nearly universally fatal disease into a chronic, manageable illness.1–3 Since HIV was first described in the 1980s, neurocognitive complications have been commonly described but are now better recognized as being an important feature of the disease in children and adolescents. New infections continue to occur in children and adolescents worldwide, and there are currently over 2 million children and adolescents infected with HIV. Most children and adolescents with HIV receivi...
Overdose from opioids has reached epidemic proportions. Large healthcare systems can utilize existing technology to encourage responsible opioid prescribing practices.Our study measured the effects of using the electronic medical record (EMR) with direct clinician feedbackto standardize opioidprescribing practices within a large healthcare system.