Don’t miss these features of dermatomyositis

DESTIN, FLA. – Dermatomyositis doesn’t always present with the violaceous upper eyelid erythema and associated edema seen in textbook cases. Rather, it often presents without muscle disease and with...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
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Don’t miss these features of dermatomyositis

DESTIN, FLA. – Dermatomyositis doesn’t always present with the violaceous upper eyelid erythema and associated edema seen in textbook cases. Rather, it often presents without muscle disease and with...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: MERS – What physicians need to know

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Dr. Daniel C. Payne has been investigating the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus since the first case was reported in the Arabian Peninsula nearly 2 years ago. An...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
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CDC: Policy changes could prevent 100,000 deaths a year

About one-third of heart disease deaths and one-fifth of cancer deaths could be prevented if overall U.S. death rates were the same as those in the states with the lowest rates, the Centers for...

Field of Interest: Oncology
Type: News Item

Dabigatran approved for VTE prevention and treatment

The novel oral anticoagulant dabigatran has been approved for treating and reducing the risk of recurrence of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, based on the results of four phase III...

Field of Interest: Cardiology
Type: News Item

VIDEO: Rethink the VTE prophylaxis mantra

LAS VEGAS – Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis – a sine qua non of the Joint Commission and others – doesn’t seem to prevent deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism in hospitalized medical...

Field of Interest: Cardiology
Type: News Item

Relevant EFIM Publications

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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