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New otitis media guidelines take tougher stand against routine treatment

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

New guidelines on otitis media with effusion call for screening at-risk children or those who have developmental delays or conditions that put them at higher risk, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation. The guidelines, published in the journal Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, update 2004 recommendations and include a tougher stand against using medical treatment for otitis media unless there are exceptional circumstances. Medscape (free registration) (02/04)


New 2016 immunization schedules include key updates for physicians

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2016

CDC warns physicians about particularly bad flu strain

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

CDC publishes 2016 adult vaccination schedule

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2016

Study raises questions about when to treat hypertension in older adults

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2016

Zika virus a global health emergency, WHO says

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 03, 2016

Report shows PCMHs reduce costs, hospital usage

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

Intensive glycemic control doesn't improve CV outcomes in diabetes

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 02, 2016

DPC model offers price transparency, greater access to care, physician says

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Study looks at efficacy of Tdap vaccine in adolescents

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016


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