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Daily Archives: February 1, 2017

Wed, Feb 1 – Top 10 Medical News Stories

1 Feb, 2017 | 00:01h | UTC


1- Diabetic Neuropathy: A Position Statement by the American Diabetes Association


2 – Global economic cost of smoking-attributable diseases – BMJ Tobacco Control

See also from previous weeks:

Tobacco control can save billions of dollars and millions of lives – World Health Organization AND NCI Tobacco Control Monograph Series 21 – The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control – World Health Organization


3 – WHO: Global Cost of Smoking Nearly 2% of World GDP: Around 40% of cost now borne by middle- and low-income countries – MedPage Today (free registration required)


4 – Critical Care Reviews Book 2017 is now online (Free PDF)


5 – Allocation of Internal Medicine Resident Time in a Swiss Hospital – Annals of Internal Medicine (Link to abstract – $ required for full-text)


6 – Swiss Residents Spend 3x More Time with Keyboards than with Patients – MedPage Today (free registration required)


7 – Prospective validation of a clinical decision rule to identify patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain who can safely be removed from cardiac monitoring – Canadian Medical Association Journal


8 – Rule could take one-third of chest pain patients off emergency department heart monitors – ScienceDaily


9 – Viewpoint: Hypertension in 2017—What Is the Right Target? – JAMA


10 – Intensive BP-Lowering Reduces CV Events in Elders – Physician’s First Watch


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