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CDC updates guidance on COVID-19, studies show vitamins don't improve outcomes

The CDC offered new guidance on immunocompromised patients and pulse oximetry's accuracy, and recent trials showed that vitamin D, zinc, and ascorbic acid didn't help COVID-19 patients but prophylactic anticoagulation did.

Primary Care Collaborative's Feb. 23 webinar addresses the effort to vaccinate Americans

In this webinar, experts will provide different perspectives on the role of primary care and other sectors as the distribution of the vaccines against COVID-19 ramps up.

CDC reports on safety after month of COVID-19 vaccines, ACIP updates vaccine schedule

The 2021 schedule from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) includes interim recommendations for COVID-19 vaccination, as well as updates for vaccines against influenza, hepatitis A, and others.

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up visit for a kidney transplant

A 40-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit for a kidney transplant he received 2 years ago. History is also significant for hypertension. Medications are tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, prednisone, and nifedipine. Which treatment should be added?

Naloxone coprescribing appears uncommon in patients taking long-term opioids

A retrospective cross-sectional study of U.S. retail pharmacy claims found that 2.3% of long-term opioid therapy episodes included naloxone coprescribing, despite recommendations supporting this practice.

Internal Medicine Meeting 2021: Virtual Experience to feature three plenary speakers, including Dr. Anthony Fauci

Join ACP for internal medicine's most comprehensive educational program in a new, engaging, interactive, and virtual format.

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