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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)


CDC warns physicians about particularly bad flu strain

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

New 2016 immunization schedules include key updates for physicians

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2016

EHR program does not work well, says Senate committee counsel

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

Report shows PCMHs reduce costs, hospital usage

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

Study looks at efficacy of Tdap vaccine in adolescents

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

Expectant women need Zika testing after visiting affected areas, CDC says

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

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

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 05, 2016

Physicians outline ways to improve EHRs

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

Study examines effect of irregular sleep schedules on women's metabolic health

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Feb 04, 2016


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