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Advancing Transplantation: Hepatitis C-infected Organs Safe for Transplantation When Followed by Antiviral Treatment
August 06, 2018
Twenty patients at Penn Medicine have been cured of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) following lifesaving kidney transplants from deceased donors who were infected with the disease, according to a study published today in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Default Setting in Electronic Medical Records “Nudged” Emergency Department Physicians to Limit Opioid Prescriptions to 10 Tablets
January 17, 2018
Patients may receive 30 or more opioid tablets in an initial prescription, when a much lesser quantity would suffice. Implementing a default option for a lower quantity of tablets in the electronic medical records discharge orders may help combat the issue by “nudging” physicians to prescribe smaller quantities consistent with prescribing guidelines.
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