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February 14-20 is designated as Heart Failure Awareness Week. It is a great time to review our evolving treatment paradigm in the management of patients with heart failure, and to look ahead hopefully to the addition of new strategies under development.
At K2P, we are dedicated to supporting cardiologists' lifelong knowledge goals by providing a digital learning platform with relevant, personalized, and meaningful education. We are passionate about bringing emerging medicine…
COVID-19 has upended virtually every aspect of healthcare, including medical education. As the novel coronavirus expanded from a crisis to a pandemic, medical students adjusted to online learning from home. Residents and fellows were told to avoid direct patient care, got pulled into ERs and ICUs to treat COVID-19 patients, or saw clinical rotations canceled altogether.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made telehealth the undeniable centerpiece of our healthcare system in fewer than ten months. Telehealth’s growth has been nothing short of stellar.
Did you opt to postpone sitting for the ABIM CVB exam until October 2021? No matter what factors contributed to your decision, you now have the power to approach your exam preparation as more of a marathon than a sprint.
Learn why most CME options don't help and what you can do to improve your practice while also getting your CME/MOC credits.
Each September, the American Medical Association (AMA) celebrates Women in Medicine (WIM) Month. The observance is intended to highlight the many accomplishments of women physicians and to increase advocacy related to women physicians and to the health care of women patients.
Staying on top of emerging medicine is vital for providing the best care to patients and has multiple benefits for physicians. Staying on top of emerging medicine is vital for providing the best care to patients and has multiple benefits for physicians.
One of the several noteworthy trials presented at the virtual ESC Congress was the EAST-AFNET 4NET 4 trial, which was published concurrently in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Encouraging results were published today, September 2, in JAMA reporting on the reduction in 28-day mortality associated with steroid administration in critically ill COVID-19 patients. The authors reported on their prospective meta-analysis of 7 randomized trials, with a total of 1703 patients, who were randomized to either corticosteroids or placebo (or usual care). There were
Lacopo Olivotto, MD, presented the results of the EXPLORER-HCM trial, which examined mavacamten as an alternative to surgical or catheter-based interventions to treat obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).
In addition to managing the enormous burden of COVID-19 infection and mortality, clinicians are also charged with how we can best provide ongoing regular care for non-COVID patients.