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Therapeutic hypothermia after cardiac arrest

Cardiogenic pulmonary edema

Takeaways Cardiogenic pulmonary edema can occur secondary to acute decompensated heart failure. Treatment should focus on reducing preload and afterload.…

FDA approves new drug for heart failure

On July 7, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Entresto (sacubitril/valsartan) tablets for the treatment of heart failure.…
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Take Note – July 2007

On-line video-based course on emergency preparedness   The need for better coordination between governmental agencies and hospitals became apparent after 9/11…
alzheimer disease brain testing

Take Note – March 2007

Previous hospital-room occupants may spread MRSA and VRE The risk of acquiring methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) or vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE)…

Technology outperforms humans

Technology continues to be debated. Do we rely on it too much? Do we not embrace it enough? But sometimes,…

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