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St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center is first in country to implement an opiate-free protocol Prescription pain killers do more than kill pain. When they are…

Lifestyle Dietary Guidelines
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What healthcare providers need to know The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) equip healthcare professionals with evidence-based recommendations to help guide patients in the consumption…

Dermatology eosinophilic-fasciitis
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Find the groove and follow it to a rheumatology diagnosis A 58 year-old Caucasian female was referred to rheumatology for further evaluation of bilateral lower…

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New initiative leads to decreased readmissions and better-prepared clinicians and patients Some 5.7 million Americans have heart failure (HF), a leading cause of hospitalization among…

Home Health IV Drip
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Nurses teach patients to self-administer IV medications at home After a lengthy hospital stay, patients want nothing more than to go home. For some patients,…

Cardiology meditate
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Stress management during cardiac rehabilitation is key to long-term recovery Cardiac rehabilitation is an essential part of recovery from a heart attack, cardiac surgery or…

Infection Prevention Photo courtesy Northwell Health
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A strategic systemwide initiative reduced patient mortality by more than 60% Sepsis is a life-threatening condition defined as a systemic inflammatory response to infection. Without early…

Emergency Department Nemours Children's Hospital, Orlando FL
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Nemours Children’s Hospital Orlando soothes the ED experience for patients with autism For any parent, a trip to the emergency department is a harrowing experience.…