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The Unmentionables: Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction

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Many of your patients may still be reluctant to mention that they have incontinence or erectile dysfunction. That’s why our experts advise physicians to ask patients about these common, but still ‘unmentionable’ disorders.

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Advances in Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Treatment

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With limited treatment options, studies demonstrate new hope for treating paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and ischemic strokes, and find that depression is an independent risk factor for coronary artery disease.

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Diagnosing Dementia: Why It Matters

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With limited treatment options for patients with Alzheimer’s disease, why should you be sure to get a definitive diagnosis? Our Maryland experts explain how to obtain an accurate diagnosis and why supportive care is critical.

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New Hope for the Top Three Cancers

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Learn who should receive genetic testing for breast cancer or consider prophylactic mastectomy; what new radiation therapies treat non-operable, early stage lung cancer; and who derives the greatest benefit from prostate screening and active surveillance.

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Orthopaedic Update

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Learn how real-time ultrasound can improve joint fluid aspiration and pain injections, why carpal tunnel syndrome is often overdiagnosed, and why Carticel Autologous Cartilage Implantation for some articular cartilage defects is a great option for younger patients.

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Exceptional Character and Commitment

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Continuing our yearly tradition, Maryland Physician interviewed female physicians we admire for their exceptional commitment to leadership. They remind us of the importance of mentors, family support and following your passion.

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The Evolution of Emergency Care: Beyond Fast Track

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In the midst of exploding volumes, ED providers have gotten creative – from creating standalone EDs and separate psychiatric EDs, to improving care delivery through Rapid Medical Evaluation and bedside rounding at change of shift.

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Cardiovascular Update: More Tailored Treatments

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Maryland physicians discuss how cardiovascular care is evolving to fit the individual, including development of ticagrelor, an alternative to clopidogrel; treatment of acute iliofemoral DVT with percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy/ thrombolysis; and better protection of women’s hearts.

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A Better End of Life: Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care are the Right Choice for Many

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Physicians play a key role in helping patients with terminal illnesses have a higher quality of life. Learn why you should not delay end-of-life conversations.

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Cancer: Treatment Trends and Help for Survivors

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Maryland physicians describe advances in treating rectal, peritoneal and skin cancers and the role of cancer survivorship programs in caring for the increasing numbers of survivors.

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