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18 Feb 2019 Social Lancet study of 10166 chronic Hepatitis C patients shows treatment with direct-acting antivirals was associated with a 52% decrease in all-cause mortality (adjusted HR 0·48) and a 34% decrease in hepatocellular carcinoma (0·66) https://t.co/62HylUMUwE
05 Aug 2017 Social Smart people wear SEATBELTS - front and back seat. Study shows many Dont wear back seat seatbelts=3X more deaths https://t.co/2SB4cUqMpW
03 Apr 2018 Social RT @DrDavidKarp: The other culprits are the docs who don’t understand the labs they order, eg “arthralgia panel” then assure the pt that th…
07 May 2015 Social @medicalaxioms when clinically lost- do not ask advice from someone who knows less than you - even if that's their specialty
30 Nov 2017 Social RT @forbeshealth: "Studies show that patients are too often paying the full list prices for medication. Even with a moderate copay, they're…
16 Apr 2017 Social RT @medicalaxioms: Someone should do a study of patients' diagnostic ability regarding leaving AMA. I think they are 95% accurate that they…
04 Sep 2018 Social In 90 seconds I can make a Dx, do Test, Rx a drug. But 40 yrs of medicine has taught me thats not what they want - they want to be heard/understood, a solution, hope - none of these are accomplished in 90 seconds
18 May 2019 Social Smartphone pictures (taken by patients) can be very helpful. One study in 40 Pediatric dermatology patients showed an 89% concordance between clinic visit and virtual picture diagnosis. https://t.co/ogk3UVIsJI
24 Aug 2017 Social NEJM; skin lesions in Sweets syndrome - multiple painful, red plaques on palms and fingers, w/ High ESR/CRP. https://t.co/OgsqY5q9iF
16 Nov 2015 Social Low Vitamin D tied to everything (and nothing) - now to erectile dysfunction! When will the epiphenomenology stop? https://t.co/TvyMBvDn8d
02 Jan 2018 Social Check out #ACR17 video by Dr. Rachel Tate interviewing Baylor UMC resident Dr. Brooke Taylor on her Pregnancy & Lactation registry. https://t.co/omP3VdVIWm
23 Jul 2017 Social RT @CleClinicMD: Risks negate benefits of daily aspirin used for primary prevention in high-risk heart patients: https://t.co/FTnZh54uKU
10 Oct 2018 Social Congratulations to the NIH's Dr. Marcela A. Ferrada who is slated to receive ACR Distinguished Fellow Award for her work in Relapsing Polychondritis. https://t.co/6ojPHlnLZw
29 Aug 2019 Social RT @AliciaOshlack: Success rates for male vs female #nhmrc investigator grants are statistically significantly different p=0.02 (FET). Mal…
11 Sep 2017 Social As good as we are, Best Practices are Still being established throughout Rheumatology
18 Jun 2016 Social NY Times blog favoring the history, value and role of Doctors wearing ties. https://t.co/vXkRSwUJw0
11 Apr 2018 Social Shingrix is an inactive, subunit vaccine for H. zoster, >50 yrs, given as 2 IM doses (0.5 mL each), 2nd dose 2-6 mos after 1st. Shingrix is more effective than Zostavax but has more side effects. Unlike Zostavax, Shingrix can be given to biologic pts. https://t.co/k4eUW9mbdO
26 Oct 2018 Social RT @KDAO2011: My top 3 takehomes from #ACR18 are: @rheumnow 1. ACR is thinking about leaving ABIM & join ABAI to form a new board certifyin…
06 Aug 2015 Social Dr Len Calabrese writes another masterful blog on Wine and the Rheumatologist! http://t.co/2cU9B0QZhK
09 Feb 2018 Social Dr. Orrin Troum $99 per visit Telemedicine at Duane Reed pharmacies in NYC (partnership with Columbia Presbterian).#RWCS https://t.co/edT8tR1UPp