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Baxter International acquires Recothrom and Preveleak Surgical Sealant from Mallinckrodt.

Baxter International Inc. announced an agreement to acquire two hemostat and sealant products from Mallinckrodt plc : Recothrom Thrombin topical...

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FDA approves Cinvanti for prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy - Heron Therapeutics.

Heron Therapeutics, Inc.has announced that the FDA has approved Cinvanti (aprepitant) injectable emulsion, for intravenous infusion. Cinvanti is a substance...

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FDA approves Varubi i.v .for the prevention of delayed nausea/ vomiting associated with emetogenic cancer chemotherapy. Tesaro.

OPKO Health, Inc. announces that its licensee, Tesaro Inc. received FDA approval for Varubi (rolapitant) i.v. in combination with other...

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Learning Zones

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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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Guidelines

Management of toxicities from immunotherapy: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

Immunotherapy is an essential component of cancer care and expands the treatment possibilities for patients. Immune checkpoint inhibitors are among the most promising drugs but are associated with toxicities.

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Management of infusion reactions to systemic anticancer therapy: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Most anticancer treatments carry a risk for infusion reactions which incidence may increase when different agents are administered concomitantly.

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Peri-operative management of the surgical patient with diabetes 2015

The purpose of this guideline is to provide detailed guidance on the peri-operative management of the surgical patient with diabetes...

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Journal articles

Clinical predictors and risk factors for vaginal mesh extrusion.

Our study aims to enhance the accuracy of the clinical diagnosis in patients with vaginal mesh extrusion following transvaginal mesh placement for pelvic organ prolapse using significant clinical parameters and risk factors.

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Prostate cancer radiation and urethral strictures: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Background: We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the prevalence and predictors of urethral stricture development post radiation therapy (RT) for prostate cancer (PCa).

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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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Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Men's health is a forgotten topic. To be honest, we men are mostly to blame. We've clung to our masculine misconceptions and repeatedly refused to engage the healthcare community. Who can blame us, we're invincible and we're going to live forever, right? Well, not exactly. Let's look at some of the reasons men's health is one of the least engaged topics in healthcare. 

CME

What's new in chronic heart failure

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Step by step: A guide to diagnosing heart failure

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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