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Clinical briefs for Tuesday, May 25

State ALA argues for continuing the broadened scope of nursing practices after pandemic … Pulmonary rehab not easily accessible for many older adults with COPD … ‘Complete revision’ of body mass index cutoffs needed for diabetes prevention, researchers contend … NIH webinar to explain new monoclonal antibody COVID treatment guidelines … Osteoporosis tied to risk of hearing loss; bisphosphonate drugs not a contributor, study finds … History of neurological disorders predicts COVID rehospitalization

Clinical briefs for Friday, April 30

CDC Foundation, Amgen to launch falls prevention campaign … What is ‘typical’ Alzheimer’s? 4 subtypes can lead to different symptoms, study finds … Telehealth increases nurses’ workload, hospital investigation reveals … AHA: Consider meds when early hypertension doesn’t budge after 6 mos. of lifestyle changes … Meeting hand hygiene compliance goals is possible, but tough to sustain, researchers find … FDA authorizes stem cell trial for Parkinson’s disease treatment

Clinical briefs for Tuesday, April 27

Frailty and cognitive impairment not reasons to withhold anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation, docs say … Parkinson’s patients’ treatment goals reflect disease progression … Study looks at how nurses view touch as a form of care … Tendency toward neuroticism linked to Parkinson’s risk … CDC study tracks COVID symptoms to six months beyond diagnosis

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