February 2016 Vol. 11 No. 2

Cybersecurity and medical devices

On Jan. 15, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a draft guidance outlining important steps medical device manufacturers…

FDA drug approvals

On Jan. 28, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved: Zepatier (elbasvir and grazoprevir) with or without ribavirin for the treatment…

Flu vaccine nearly 60% effective

On Feb. 24, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported preliminary overall influenza vaccine effectiveness of 59% this season.…

Leading through failure

I have served as a nurse corps officer in the United States Air Force for 27 years. One of my…

Quiz time – February 2016

Which statement about 2,3 DPG is accurate? a. It decreases in the presence of epinephrine. b. It increases as a…
myocardial infarction

Strategies for preventing another MI

According to the American Heart Association, each year an estimated 635,000 Americans have a new myocardial infarction (MI) and an…

Zika Virus resources from CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has established a Zika Virus resource section. Access the section.

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