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Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, May 19

Four ways to help residents prevent blood clots during pandemic … Georgia retirement community’s staff sheltering in place with residents during pandemic … Inpatient palliative care consultations more likely to result in hospice enrollment … Study links glucose control to COVID-19 outcomes

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, April 2

FDA orders all Zantac heartburn products off store shelves … Scientists discover gene that increases risk of Alzheimer’s disease … New CDC report adds evidence that underlying conditions raise COVID-19 risk … Pandemic palliative care guide covers care and scarce resource management … Only 5 retail sites open promised drive-through testing; most for healthcare workers

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

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