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Infective endocarditis up to 44 times more likely in ACHD

Valve-containing prosthetics, multiple cardiac lesions, history of IE, and male sex all increased risk for infection.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J. Clin. Oncol
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HCC: is sorafenib more effective in HCV+ patients?

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  • Clinical Essentials from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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Pan-resistance to all drug classes reported in Nevada patient

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  • Vitals
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Emerging Infectious Disease Vitals for January 2017

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  • Clinical Essentials from CMAJ
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Bacterial pneumonia: is there added diagnostic value to measuring CRP?

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  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA
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qSOFA, SIRS: limited utiliity for predicting mortality in ICU setting

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Sepsis: qSOFA >2 most prognostic for in-hospital mortality

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Carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriacae more widespread than believed

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  • Clinical Essentials from Lancet
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Enhanced disinfection strategies recommended to reduce multidrug resistance during hospital admission

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Professional Essentials

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Online reviews of providers are here to stay

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New Medicare payment models: 359,000 clinicians are now participating

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FDA releases draft guidance on how drugmakers can share off-label information with physicians

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US needs more black physicians: commentary

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Survey finds a third of uninsured or sick patients feel disrespected by providers

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Senators on key panel generally supportive of vaccination

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  • Clinical Essentials from Aliment Pharmacol Ther
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HCV-3: prescribers quick to adopt new treatment regimens

Real-world data show rapid evolution of therapeutic strategies during 20-mo period.

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  • Clinical Essentials from The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine
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Scabies frequently misdiagnosed

WHO has declared scabies a neglected skin disease.

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  • Clinical Essentials from AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses
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HIV lipohypertrophy and lipoatrophy: distinct clinical entities with different risk factors

Lipohypertrophy and lipoatrophy remain common in patients with HIV..

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  • Clinical Essentials from CMAJ
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Pneumonia: meta-analysis suggests adding C-reactive protein measurement

Previous meta-analyses suffered from heterogeneity, using different combinations of signs and symptoms with CRP measurement.

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17-β-oestradiol may be helpful in women with schizophrenic psychoses
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17-β-oestradiol may be helpful in women with schizophrenic psychoses

The role of hormones in schizophrenic psychoses.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol
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SOF+DCV highly effective for HCV-1 and HCV-3 in LT recipients

Meta-analysis suggests efficacy may be hampered by add-on RBV.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Community Med Health Educ
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Survey: PCPs remain unwilling to treat HCV in the DAA era

Although the majority was aware of DAAs, few agreed that they should be offered in primary care.

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Primary Care Cancer Vitals for January 2017
  • Vitals
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Primary Care Cancer Vitals for January 2017

Avoiding unnecessary prostate biopsies | How much exercise to prescribe? | Kaposi’s sarcoma and UV radiation | No PSA testing linked to high-risk disease.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Hepatol Int
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Post-LT HCV-1: LDV/SOF highly effective without RBV

Current guidelines recommend add-on ribavirin, but its value remains controversial.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Cardiol
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Influenza vaccination: stroke protection?

Influenza infection increases the risk for hemorrhagic stroke, which has severe consequences in patients with Afib.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Pediatr
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Antibiotic use during pregnancy increases risk for otitis media

Effects greatest in the third trimester.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Antimicrob Agents Chemother
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Selecting pneumonia antimicrobials: how does ceftazidime-avibactam measure up?

The importance of Gram-negative organisms has increased substantially.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Antivir Ther
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HIV: tenofovir alafenamide regimen yields low resistance rates

A single-tablet regimen that includes ECF with TAF may represent a durable HIV treatment option.

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  • Clinical Essentials from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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Serologic-assessed immunity to polio in US children not recommended

For children who may have been vaccinated outside the United States, the CDC is recommending vaccination/revaccination.

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