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Mallinckrodt plc announced two retrospective analyses providing health economic insights on use of Ofirmev for total knee arthroplasty.-

Mallinckrodt plc announced two retrospective analyses that provide health economic insights on use of Ofirmev (acetaminophen) injection – intravenous (IV)...

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Sandoz acquires from Adamis Pharma US rights to Symjepi for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions.

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution and commercialization agreement with Sandoz Inc., a division...

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Phase II/III trial of IV CR 845 met statistical significance in patients undergoing abdominal surgeries.- Cara Therapeutics.

Cara Therapeutics announced positive top-line data from the adaptive Phase II/III trial of I.V. CR 845 in patients undergoing abdominal...

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Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Discover the latest guidance on assessment and management of pain, agitation and delirium for patients requiring sedation.

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Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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UK guidelines on oesophageal dilatation in clinical practice

These guidelines deal specifically with the dilatation procedure using balloon or bougie devices as a primary treatment strategy for non-malignant narrowing of the oesophagus.

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Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism

VTE is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a vein. It most commonly occurs in the...

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2018 European Thyroid Association (ETA) Guidelines for the Management of Amiodarone-Associated Thyroid Dysfunction

Treatment with amiodarone is associated with changes in thyroid function tests, but also with thyroid dysfunction (amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism, AIH, and amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis, AIT).

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Journal articles

Postoperative renal dysfunction after noncardiac surgery.

The narrative review aims to discuss recent results and important knowledge gaps regarding acute kidney injury (AKI) in postoperative patients undergone major noncardiac surgery.

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Impact of Intravenous Acetaminophen on Lengths of Stay and Discharge Status after Total Knee Arthroplasty.

Postoperative pain remains difficult to control after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). While various modalities have been used, they have been associated with several side effects.

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Management of Adverse Events Associated with Cabozantinib Therapy in Renal Cell Carcinoma.

This review aims to provide appropriate guidance that will minimize the impact of adverse events and help to maximize the utility of this agent in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma.

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Clinical trials

A Study to Investigate Different Doses of BAY1213790 to Prevent Blood Clots in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Replacement Surgery (FOXTROT)

This study is to compare the study drug BAY1213790 to existing therapies, ie Enoxaparin or Apixaban for the prevention of blood clotting and safety in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

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PeproStat as a Topical Agent Used to Stop Bleeding in Patients Undergoing Surgery

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness and safety of a new peptide-based coagulant, PeproStat. The study drug will be applied to patients undergoing liver/soft tissue surgery, vascular surgery or spine surgery.

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Efficacy and Tolerability of Hemopatch After Hepatic Resection

• Previous in vitro and in vivo studies detected the Hemopatch Sealing Hemostat® to be a new versatile, self-adhering hemostatic sealing pad consisting of a polyethylene glycol-coated collagen.

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ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

This year’s ECCMID is hosting a large number of sessions discussing antibiotic resistance, an immediate and pressing issue that has been described as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today'.

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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