Current Medical Evidence

Current Medical Evidence

The purpose of the CME Current Medical Evidence series is to foster communication, focus on and raise awareness of hot issues across a range of clinical areas, and disseminate new information as it becomes available.

All of our Current Medical Evidence publications are available as a PDF download, if you prefer a printed version be sent to you by mail, please fill out the request form and select the titles you would like to have sent to you. Supplies are limited.

Evolving Long-Term Goals in IBD: Effective Strategies for Maintaining Response and Remission
Evolving Long-Term Goals in IBD: Effective Strategies for Maintaining Response and Remission

This online Current Medical Evidence™ focuses on maintaining symptom control and disease remission for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and provides practical strategies for optimizing treatment and adherence for adult and pediatric patients with IBD. This activity is based on information presented at a symposium held on October 31, 2011 in National Harbor, Maryland with Drs. Stephen B. Hanauer, Asher A. Kornbluth, Joel R. Rosh, and William J. Sandborn.

Release date: May 4, 2012
Expiration date: May 4, 2013

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Reducing Stroke Risk in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
Reducing Stroke Risk in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

This Current Medical Evidence covers the management of patients with atrial fibrillation, with a focus on stroke prevention, a detailed evaluation of currently approved anticoagulants, and a comparison of efficacies and bleeding risks.

Release date: January 2012
Expiration date: January 31, 2013
Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour

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Incorporating Guidelines and Quality Measures Into Clinical Practice for IBD
Incorporating Guidelines and Quality Measures Into Clinical Practice for IBD

This Current Medical Evidence™ summarizes the discussions from this symposium with the goal of increasing awareness of the guidelines and their optimal application in clinical practice. This information provides new opportunities for clinicians to improve IBD care and achieve better outcomes for patients with these lifelong, potentially debilitating diseases.

Release date: March 2011
Expiration date: March 31, 2012
Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hours

No longer available for CME credit

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Advancing the Art and Science of Prostate Cancer–Related Bone Disease Management
Advancing the Art and Science of Prostate Cancer–Related Bone Disease Management

This Current Medical Evidence™ presents information on the clinical impact of bone loss and fracture on men with prostate cancer, provides evidence-based recommendations for the treatment and prevention of bone loss and fracture, and discusses clinical trial data of emerging agents and their potential implications for the future of prostate cancer–related bone disease management.

Release date: November 2010
Expiration date: November 30, 2011
Estimated time to complete activity: 1.5 hours

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The Management of Clinically Challenging Osteoporosis Patients
The Management of Clinically Challenging Osteoporosis Patients

This Current Medical Evidence presents the key points from this roundtable regarding the management of osteoporosis in patients who have chronic kidney disease or rheumatoid arthritis, and those receiving either long-term glucocorticoid therapy or chemo- therapy for breast cancer or prostate cancer.

Release date: May 2010
Expiration date: May 31, 2011
Estimated time to complete activity: 45 minutes

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Overcoming Barriers to Improve Outcomes in Patients With Osteoporosis
Overcoming Barriers to Improve Outcomes in Patients With Osteoporosis

This Current Medical Evidence examines the current burden of osteoporosis and highlights several barriers to improved osteoporosis care, including reduced patient adherence and lack of coordinated care for some patients.

Release date: April 2010
Expiration date: April 30, 2011
Estimated time to complete activity: 30 minutes

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Exploring the Benefits of Non-Daily Hormonal Contraception
Exploring the Benefits of Non-Daily Hormonal Contraception

This CE-certifi ed activity is based on information presented at a satellite
symposium held on Thursday, October 15, 2009 in Providence, Rhode Island
during the NPWH 12th Annual Premier Women’s HealthCare Conference.

Release date: March 25, 2010
Expiration date: March 25, 2011
Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour  

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