LEVO-CTS: No Levosimendan Protection at Low-EF Cardiac Surgery

LEVO-CTS Results: http://wb.md/2ngwKYK

LEVO-CTS: No Levosimendan Protection at Low-EF Cardiac Surgery

Clinical outcomes did not improve, but the agent raised cardiac output, as might be expected; it was said to be “safe,” and observers still held onto hope for a role in selected patients.

2017-03-24 04:49:49

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A 42-Year-Old Man With Seizures

A 42-year-old comatose man is brought to the ED by ambulance. Solve our #CaseChallenge http://wb.md/2mEmHMH

A 42-Year-Old Man With Seizures

A 42-year-old comatose man is brought to the emergency department. He had experienced two episodes of loss of consciousness along with urinary incontinence and myoclonic jerks. What’s the diagnosis?

2017-03-23 16:31:52

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PCSK9 Inhibitor Access Snarled in Red Tape, Rejections

We need to be thinking about how we actually get PCSK9 inhibitors to the patient. http://wb.md/2naXEkE #ACC17

PCSK9 Inhibitor Access Snarled in Red Tape, Rejections

Experts called for a unified approach to precertification for the high for high-priced alirocumab and evolocumabto reduce physician and patient fatigue over the alarmingly high rate of rejections.

2017-03-22 16:31:14

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A Suicide Attempt in a 28-Year-Old Man

A 28-year-old man presents to the ED after a suicide attempt. Can you identify the overdose in our #CaseChallenge http://wb.md/2nghjkl

A Suicide Attempt in a 28-Year-Old Man

A 28-year-old male presents to the emergency department with his mother after a suicide attempt via pill ingestion. Can you solve this Case Challenge?

2017-03-21 16:32:28

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