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Surviving Sepsis Campaign Update Focuses on Critical First Hour

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

For patients with sepsis, a serious infection causing widespread inflammation, immediate treatment is essential to improve the chances of survival. An updated “Hour-1 Bundle” of the international, evidence-based guidelines for treatment of sepsis is introduced in the June issue of Critical Care Medicine. The official journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), Critical Care Medicine is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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Article ID: 694721

The Medical Minute: The ABCs of Handling Emergency Situations

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Emergency situations are always stressful, but knowing how to respond at such a time can greatly reduce the anxiety so that everyone involved can get through it safely.

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16-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694268

American Society of Anesthesiologists Announces its Strategic Investment in ePreop, Inc.

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), announced today that it has made a strategic investment in ePreop, Inc., a health care software and services firm that provides critical data processing tools to ASA’s affiliate, the Anesthesia Quality Institute (AQI) and software services to participants in ASA’s Perioperative Surgical Home Collaborative.

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AACC Honors Representative Kevin Yoder for His Commitment to Improving Patient Care Through Uniform Clinical Test Results

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that Representative Kevin Yoder (R-Kansas) is the recipient of AACC’s Outstanding Legislator Award for the 115th Congress. This award recognizes Rep. Yoder for his tireless efforts to improve the quality of patient care by advancing harmonization—or uniformity—of clinical laboratory test results.

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Article ID: 694113

Construction Begins on One of the World’s Most Sensitive Dark Matter Experiments

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science and the National Science Foundation have approved funding and start of construction for the SuperCDMS SNOLAB experiment, which will begin in the early 2020s to hunt for light dark matter particles. DOE’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is playing a major role in building this new experiment, which is hosted at SNOLAB in Canada and managed by DOE’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

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Article ID: 692400

Violence Prevention Research Program Releases #WhatYouCanDo to Help Reduce Gun Violence

UC Davis Health

What You Can Do, launched today by the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program, offers information and support for providers looking for ways to reduce firearm injury and death, particularly among patients at elevated risk.

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6-May-2018 7:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693649

Drug Danger Exposed (and Handled)

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Oncology nurses at Johns Hopkins Hospital learn to treat chemotherapy medications, like their patients, with extreme care

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AACC Announces 2018 Award Winners; Celebrates Achievements in Laboratory Medicine

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 AACC and AACC Academy Awards. These annual awards recognize laboratory medicine professionals worldwide for their exceptional research, scholarship, and service in the field, while also raising awareness that laboratory testing is essential to high quality patient care.

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30-Apr-2018 10:45 AM EDT
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University of Chicago Medicine Receives Prestigious Magnet Recognition

University of Chicago Medical Center

The University of Chicago Medicine received the prestigious Magnet Recognition Program designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and patient care.

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27-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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