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December 23, 2020

Study: CDC says improved antibiotic prescribing would reduce resistance

On March 4, 2014, this report was posted as an MMWR Early Release on the MMWR website (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr). Scott Fridkin, MD1, James Baggs, PhD1, Ryan Fagan, MD1, Shelley Magill, MD, […]
December 23, 2020

Protocol reduces complications for complex spinal surgery

A team approach reduces rates of major complications for complex spinal reconstructive surgery by two thirds, according to a report in Spine Deformity. The three main features […]
December 23, 2020

Viewpoint: Disrupting and disrupted—nursing’s response to the inevitable

Disruptive innovation is described as an “innovation that transforms an existing market or sector by introducing simplicity, convenience, accessibility, and affordability where complication and high cost […]
December 23, 2020

Problems with Privacy

John Doe* was in the cardiac critical care unit following a heart transplant when his physicians discovered that the individual who donated the heart died from a […]