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Monday Aug 25 | EMS1

Clinical solution: Chest pain while mowing the lawn

Hats off to Bob Peterson for the best response to this month's scenario. Bob correctly identified the right BLS treatment including withholding oxygen based on current AHA guidelines.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Chest Pain, Nitroglycerin (generic), Nitrostat, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Heart Attack

Monday Aug 25 | Reuters

Heart doctors overstate benefits of procedures for stable chest pain

Cardiologists sometimes overstate the benefits of an invasive procedure for chronic angina and patients make decisions based on what cardiologists tell them.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Health, Heart Attack, Tufts University

Wed Jul 30, 2014

MedicineNet

atenolol, Tenormin

Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Atenolol (generic), Tenormin, Tenoretic, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Cedars Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health, Hypertension

P&T Community

Positive Results Reported From Nine Phase III Trials of Alirocumab in Hypercholesterolemia

Nine new phase III studies of alirocumab in patients with hypercholesterolemia met their primary efficacy endpoint of a greater percent reduction from baseline in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol at 24 weeks compared with placebo or an active comparator.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Zetia, Ezetimibe (generic), Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)

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