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When Red Flags Arise Before Prescribing Opioids
Doctors should have an honest discussion with patients who exhibit red flags showing that they should not be given opioids, Larry Greenblatt, MD, of Duke University School of Medicine said at the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting (ACP 2017) in San Diego, California.
Medical Ethics an Evolving Field with Long Reaching Implications
As the field of medical ethics continues to expand, its use can be seen in everything from general medical conditions to end of life considerations.
Patients See Benefits of Technological Advances in Ophthalmology
As with most surgical advances, new potential procedures in ophthalmology pose their fair share of risks. However, if those risks can be overcome the rewards to patients can make a significant difference in their quality of life.
Finding New Uses for ARGUS Technology in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
As a retinal implant, the ARGUS II technology has shown early benefits for patients with retinitis pigmentosa. A new study from the United Kingdom is examining its benefits in patients with the dry form of age related macular degeneration.

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