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When Should You Rush Your Toddler to the ER?

9:00 AM CDT. For choking or possible poisoning, poll finds many parents need an emergency refresher course Read article

JOURNAL UPDATE

Online Ratings Not Aligned With Objective Quality Measures

7:00 PM CDT. In addition, consumer ratings are consistent across platforms for specialist physicians

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

September 2017 Briefing - Dermatology

September 30, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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Ted Lain, MD's avatarInvestigational Topical Minocycline Gel for Acne Advances to Phase III Development

Ted Lain, MD. Clinical trial investigator Dr. Ted Lain comments on the results of the OPAL study, a Phase 2b clinical trial which evaluated the efficacy of a novel topical gel formulation of the antibiotic minocycline (BPX-01) in reducing the number of inflammatory lesions in patients with moderate-to-severe inflammatory,…

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarUse of Balloon and Balloon-like devices in Medicine

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

I recently came across a very interesting article listing the many extended uses of the Foley’s catheter in plastic surgery [1]. This article prompted me to attempt to compile information on the various ways in which Balloon catheters and other devices based on the balloon principle have been used…


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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Erysipelas

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Erysipelas is an infection of the skin by streptococci. The infection is subcutaneous and is more superficial than cellulitis and hence well demarcated.

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Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.'s avatar

RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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