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Original Investigation | July 7, 2015 ONLINE FIRST CME

Duration of Oral Anticoagulation After Pulmonary Embolism

This randomized trial compared the efficacy and safety of 6 vs 24 months of warfarin treatment for preventing recurrent thromboembolism in patients with a first episode of symptomatic unprovoked pulmonary embolism.
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Original Investigation | July 7, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST CME

Trajectory of Cognitive Decline After Incident Stroke

This cohort study assesses rate and risk of cognitive decline after incident stroke in people without cognitive impairment aged 45 years or older.
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Original Investigation | July 7, 2015 ONLINE FIRST

Association of Cardiometabolic Multimorbidity With Mortality

This study uses individual participant data from the Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration to estimate reductions in life expectancy associated with two or more of myocardial infarction, diabetes, and stroke.

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JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis | July 7, 2015 ONLINE FIRST

Long-term vs Short-term Vitamin K Antagonists for VTE

This JAMA Clinical Evidence Synopsis of a Cochrane review update summarizes efficacy and safety differences of long- vs short-term vitamin K antagonist treatment in patients with symptomatic venous thromboembolism.

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From The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics | July 7, 2015 ONLINE FIRST

Edoxaban (Savaysa), a New Oral Anticoagulant

This From the Medical Letter article reviews the pharmacokinetics and indications for edoxaban, an oral anticoagulant for the treatment of venous thromoboembolism and prevention of stroke in patients with AF.

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Viewpoint | July 7, 2015 ONLINE FIRST

Direct Reprogramming: Bypassing Stem Cells for Therapeutics

This Viewpoint discusses advances in direct reprogramming in the treatment of heart failure, diabetes, and hearing loss.

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Viewpoint | July 6, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Science and Advocacy Surrounding Flibanserin

This Viewpoint discusses the science, politics, and uncertainties facing the FDA as it considers whether to approve flibanserin for use in treatment of female hypoactive sexual desire disorder.

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Viewpoint | July 1, 2015 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Strategies to Improve Survival From Cardiac Arrest: A Report From the Institute of Medicine

This Viewpoint introduces a newly released Institute of Medicine report describing many actions that stakeholders across the United States can take to improve outcomes from cardiac arrest.

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Interview with Francis Couturaud, MD, PhD, author of Six Months vs Extended Oral Anticoagulation After a First Episode of Pulmonary Embolism: The PADIS-PE Randomized Clinical Trial

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Six Months vs Extended Oral Anticoagulation After a First Episode of Pulmonary Embolism: The PADIS-PE Randomized Clinical Trial

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This interactive includes Doppler echocardiography findings from a patient with a heart murmur. How do you interpret these test results?


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July 7, 2015

Diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism, stroke and cognitive decline, mortality from combined CHD-stroke-diabetes, and more.

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Reading by Eduardo Marban, MD, PhD, author of Direct Reprogramming: Bypassing Stem Cells for Therapeutics


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Recurrent Oral Ulcers

A 44-year-old man with a history of gastroesophageal reflux disease and anxiety presents for evaluation of mouth ulcers recurring for the past 2 years.

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