Radiocontrast nephropathy (RCN) is an uncommon complication in acute stroke patients undergoing emergency CT angiography (CTA), according to Canadian researchers.
CHICAGO—Atorvastatin (Lipitor) is as effective in preventing major cardiovascular events in type 2 diabetics who have impaired renal function as it is in those with normal renal function, according to data presented here at the 67th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association.
QUEBEC CITY—Studies presented at recent North American medical conferences have identified factors that can predict the success or failure of shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) for clearing renal and ureteral stones. These factors could help doctors decide on the most appropriate treatment modality for a given stone patient.
An electronic health record (EHR) is an electronically stored documentation of a patient’s total medical history, including records from all sources—the clinician’s office, hospitals, other physicians, and pharmacies. The adoption of EHRs can transform your practice.
A few years ago traditional phone companies seemed on the verge of extinction. Instead of using landlines, more callers were turning to cell phones. Cable companies were beginning to offer cheap phone service along with television. Free calls via the Internet were on the horizon.
Alpine Dynamic Dividend, a stock fund, is yielding 9%, not counting capital gains. This is more than four times the paltry 1.8% dividend payment of the average large U.S. company. And Alpine is not alone. Eaton Vance Dividend Income pays 8%, and a dozen other stock funds yield 6% or more.