Pregnancy outcomes better than expected in SLE

Pregnancy outcomes in women with systemic lupus erythematosus were better than expected in the largest study of the issue to date, according to a report published online June 22 in Annals of Internal...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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Pregnancy outcomes better than expected in SLE

Pregnancy outcomes in women with systemic lupus erythematosus were better than expected in the largest study of the issue to date, according to a report published online June 22 in Annals of Internal...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Urine assay ruled out high-grade prostate cancer

NEW ORLEANS – A urine assay test can provide a high negative predictive value to rule out the presence of high-grade, clinically significant prostate cancer without the need for a digital rectal exam...

Field of Interest: Oncology
Type: News Item

EULAR: Panel previews updated CVD recommendations

ROME – The interval for assessing cardiovascular disease risk in patients with at least one inflamed joint can be as long as 5 years, depending on the patient, according to revised recommendations...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

Large-scale psoriasis study links trauma to arthritis

ROME – Patients with psoriasis were more likely to develop psoriatic arthritis if they had experienced physical trauma, based on data from a large, population-based study. The crude incidence of...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

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Clinical practice guidelines adaptation for internists - An EFIM methodology

Author(s): Wiktoria Leśniak, Laura Morbidoni, Dror Dicker, Ignacio Marín-León
Date:25 June 2020

The challenge of implementing Less is More medicine: A European perspective

Author(s): Omar Kherad, Nathan Peiffer-Smadja, Lina Karlafti, Margus Lember, Nathalie Van Aerde, Orvar Gunnarsson, Cristian Baicus, Miguel Bigotte Vieira, António Vaz-Carneiro, Antonio Brucato, Ivica Lazurova, Wiktoria Leśniak, Thomas Hanslik, Stephen Hewitt, Eleni Papanicolaou, Olga Boeva, Dror Dicker, Biljana Ivanovska, Pinar Yldiz, Patrick Lacor, Mark Cranston, Frauke Weidanz, Giorgio Costantino, Nicola Montano
Date:16 April 2020

Medical and surgical co-management – A strategy of improving the quality and outcomes of perioperative care

Author(s): Carmen Fierbinţeanu-Braticevicia, Matthias Raspeb, Alin Liviu Predac, Evija Livčāned, Leonid Lazebnike, Soňa Kiňováf, Evert- Jan de Kruijfg, Radovan Hojsh, Thomas Hansliki, Mine Durusu-Tanrioverj, Francesco Dentalik, Xavier Corbellal, Pietro Castellinom, Monica Bivoln, Stefano Bassettio, Vasco Barretop, Eduardo Montero Ruizq, Luis Camposr, The Working Group on Professional Issues and Quality of Care of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM)
Date:15 November 2018


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