Cardiology

Patient education ups VTE prophylaxis in hospital setting

(HealthDay)—A patient-centered education bundle intervention can reduce nonadministration of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis, according to a study published online Nov. 16 in JAMA Network Open.

HIV & AIDS

PrEP, interrupted

The HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis medication known as PrEP is currently recommended for the prevention of HIV acquisition in populations at higher risk such as gay and bisexual men (GBM). The number of eligible and recommended ...

Cardiology

Infective endocarditis more common with valve issues

(HealthDay)—Individuals with bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) and mitral valve prolapse (MVP) have a higher risk of developing infective endocarditis (IE) than the general population, according to a study published in the June ...

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