Osteoporosis medication use down in older women

Even as the number of women aged 50 years and older continues to rise, the percentage who are taking osteoporosis medications has fallen by one-third since 2004-2005, the Agency for Healthcare...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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LARC best for reducing teen pregnancies in United States

Long-acting reversible contraception can lead to significantly decreased rates of pregnancy, abortion, and births among teenagers in the United States, according to a web presentation given by the...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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FDA issues new pregnancy/lactation drug label standards

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a final rule requiring content and format changes to pregnancy and lactation labeling information for prescription drugs and biologic products. The...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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Abortion rates reach historic low in 2011

The total number of abortions, the rate of abortions per 1,000 women, and the ratio of abortions to live births all reached historic lows in 2011, according to a study published in Morbidity and...

Field of Interest: Pulmonology
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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