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Clinical Briefs for Monday, February 10

Screen dementia patients for pain at every visit: new guidance from APA, AAN … New palliative medicine journal for clinicians launching in spring 2020 … U.S. hospitals harnessing resources to brace for any spike in coronavirus cases … Blood-based diagnostic sensor helps to accurately detect Alzheimer’s disease

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, January 23

Use of opioids a balancing act when treating pain in residents with Alzheimer’s … GSK halts  nationwide production of 2 Excedrin drugs … Drug combo reverses arthritis in rats … Discovery may lead to simplified treatment for blinding macular degeneration

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, January 21

Opioids often the first prescription for musculoskeletal pain: NIH … Preparing at-risk patient’s mind and body for surgery pays off, study suggests … Walnuts may be good for the gut and heart health … Wearable devices improve flu outbreak predictions

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