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An appropriate use criteria-based educational intervention can improve the appropriate use of outpatient transthoracic echocardiography, according to a study published online Aug. 13 in the JACC Cardiovascular Imaging.
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Eliquis is also now indicated for reducing the risk of recurrent DVT and PE following initial therapy.
Greater physical activity is associated with lower rates of incident atrial fibrillation in women, according to a study published online Aug. 20 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
A defined process is necessary to help physicians hire the right staff for their practice, according to an article published July 24 in Medical Economics.
There is a significantly increased risk of cardiac death associated with clarithromycin use, according to a study published online Aug. 19 in BMJ.
Pistachio consumption is associated with improvements in glucose and cardiometabolic parameters, according to a study published online Aug. 14 in Diabetes Care.
For patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, cardiac resynchronization therapy and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapies are associated with clinical benefit, irrespective of patient race/ethnicity, according to a study published in the Aug. 26 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology..
Physicians and health care providers must be aware of their potential liability when ordering screening tests, according to an article published July 24 in Medical Economics.
There is a strong association between severe untreated obstructive sleep apnea and resistant elevated blood pressure, despite treatment with an aggressive antihypertensive medication regimen, according to a study published in the August issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.
Boxed warnings are common on recent drug approvals, and many occur years after approval, according to a research letter published online Aug. 15 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
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