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A new Cochrane Review published shows that when doctors and patients are encouraged to discuss the need for prescribing antibiotics for acute respiratory infections jointly, fewer are prescribed. This may be useful in the fight against antibiotic resistance.Continue Reading >
The Second Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine is posting for public comment selected draft chapters for its updated book, Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine.Continue Reading >
It is with great sadness that we announce the recent death of our dear friend and colleague Seema Sonnad, an active SMDM member and leader since 1992, who died of a cardiac arrest while running an ultramarathon outside Seattle on Saturday, May 23. We extend our deepest condolences to all who knew Seema, especially to her husband, Henry Glick, also a long-time active SMDM member.Continue Reading >
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