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This free bimonthly print publication provides physicians with a variety of articles, case studies, guideline updates, and news about procedures and treatments in a wide range of clinical areas.


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In This Issue:
  • Managing Pediatric Osteosarcoma After a Misdiagnosis
  • Telehealth Builds Momentum
  • New Pumps Offer Automated Glucose Monitoring, Insulin Dosing
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • CASE STUDY: First-of-Its-Kind Surgery for Severe Neurotrophic Keratopathy
  • Cybersecurity for Physician Practices
  • Novel Surgical Technology Restores Patient Mobility
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Patient’s Beliefs Require a Heart Transplant Without Transfusion
  • What Is MACRA? Part 2
  • New Sarcoma Trial Tests Adjuvant Immunotherapy
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Same-Day Discharge Hip and Knee Procedures on the Rise
  • What Is MACRA?
  • T-VEC Offers Alternative to Systemic Immunotherapy for Melanoma
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Is My Patient Too Sick for a Lung Transplant?
  • What to Know Before Joining an ACO
  • Dramatic Last-Minute Effort Saves Life of Lung Transplant Patient
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Recognizing Victims of Human Trafficking in the Health Care Setting
  • Hip-Sparing Procedure Helps Young, Active Patients
  • Top 4 Reasons for Getting Social With Your Patients
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Closing the Referral Loop  
  • Clinic Evaluates Heart-Related Oncology Risks
  • 5 Tips for Getting Social With Your Patients
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Integrating Preventive Services Into Office-Based Practices
  • Distracting Upper Limb Fractures Mask a More Serious Condition
  • Transitioning Pediatric Patients Into Your Adult Care Practice
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Approaches to Managing Older Adults
  • Duke Sports Science Institute Expands Mission
  • Succession Planning for Medical Practices
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Duke Promotes PrEP Awareness
  • North Carolina's First Hand Transplant Program Starts
  • Best Apps for Primary Care Physicians
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • End-of-Life Planning Is Now Billable
  • New Ultrasound Device May Improve Outcomes for Men With Prostate Cancer
  • Potential Legal Pitfalls of Electronic Patient Communication
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Incorporating Behavioral Health Into Your Practice
  • Investigational Immunotherapy Shrinks Melanoma Tumors
  • When Patients Refuse Treatment
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Resources for Staying Current in Your Field
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Four Strategies for Managing Patients Who Refuse Vaccinations
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Medicare Law Encourages Value-Based Payments
  • Genetic Warnings for Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Protecting Your Practice Against Risk Exposure
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Practice-Based Clinical Trials: Benefits and Barriers
  • Help for Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Adding a Health Coach to Your Team
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Surviving the “Change Fatigue” of Health Care Reform
  • Demystifying Noisy Breathing in Infants
  • Firing a Patient: Unpleasant, but Sometimes Necessary
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Key Factors to Consider Before Joining a Mega-Group
  • Saving a Limb With a 3D-Printed Implant
  • Are Scribes Right for Your Practice?
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Preventing Unintentional Fraud
  • Gout Is Curable With Proper Intervention
  • Closing the Gap on Unpaid Patient Balances
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Why Bariatric Surgery Effectively Lowers Glucose
  • Top 5 Reasons for Claims Denials
  • What’s New in Pancreatic Cancer Care?
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Sanity-Saving Practice Management Tips
  • CASE STUDY: Double Ankle Replacement Eliminates Pain
  • Breast Cancer Care Becomes More Specialized
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Concierge Medicine: Exploring Traditional and Newer Models
  • Advances in Epilepsy Care Present More Therapeutic Options
  • Caring for Your Blood and Marrow Transplant Patients
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Are Virtual Visits for You?
  • Excellent Results for Duke Liver Transplant Patients
  • Earlier Diagnosis of Peripheral Artery Disease Saves Limbs—and Lives
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • Strengthening for Lung Transplant
  • The ABCs of ICD-10
  • CASE STUDY: Highly Recurrent Thoracic Sarcoma
  • And more!

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In This Issue:
  • CASE STUDY: Isolated Perfusion in Melanoma
  • Delivering Difficult News: Six Tips for Smooth Going
  • EHR Implementation: Strategies for a Successful Start

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