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Selective Use of Coronary Artery Calcium Testing for Shared Decision Making: Guideline Endorsed and Ready for Prime Time

Selective Use of Coronary Artery Calcium Testing for Shared Decision Making: Guideline Endorsed and Ready for Prime Time

ARTICLE: Selective Use of Coronary Artery Calcium Testing for Shared Decision Making: Guideline Endorsed and Ready for Prime Time AUTHORS: Rhanderson Cardoso, Khurram Nasir, Roger S. Blumenthal, Michael J. Blaha  JOURNAL: Ann Intern Med. 2019 Feb 12. doi: 10.7326/M18-3675. [Epub ahead of print]  The use of traditional risk factors and laboratory markers to estimate 10-year risk(...)

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March Updates

March Updates

Happy Spring! As the weather begins to warm up, I hope you are able to schedule some time outdoors to refresh and recharge yourself. Springtime in the Baltimore area is filled with many fun and family-oriented activities including the 2019 Orioles Opening Day and the Flower Market at Mt Vernon. In the meantime, I want to(...)

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Effect of increased dose of total body irradiation on graft failure associated with HLA-haploidentical transplantation in patients with severe haemoglobinopathies: a prospective clinical trial

Effect of increased dose of total body irradiation on graft failure associated with HLA-haploidentical transplantation in patients with severe haemoglobinopathies: a prospective clinical trial

ARTICLE: Effect of increased dose of total body irradiation on graft failure associated with HLA-haploidentical transplantation in patients with severe haemoglobinopathies: a prospective clinical trial AUTHORS: Javier Bolaños-Meade, Kenneth R Cooke, Christopher J Gamper, Syed Abbas Ali, Richard F Ambinder, Ivan M Borrello, Ephraim J Fuchs, Douglas E Gladstone, Christian B Gocke, Carol Ann Huff, Leo Luznik, Lode J Swinnen, Heather J Symons, Stephanie A Terezakis, Nina(...)

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March Updates

March Updates

March continues to be busy for the BCU team. The recent Hopkins On Alert quarterly newsletter, through the Johns Hopkins Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR), highlighted some of BCU’s endeavors from congressional visits to the most recent exercise. The newsletter features a myriad of topics related to institutional and personal preparedness activities. Two of(...)

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Chaisson Co-Authors Building a Tuberculosis-Free World: The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

Chaisson Co-Authors Building a Tuberculosis-Free World: The Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis

Over the past 18 months, Richard Chaisson, professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has worked as part of the Lancet Commission on Tuberculosis to create a report focused on the major scientific, epidemiologic, health systems and financing challenges that must be overcome to control TB. The publication, entitled Building a tuberculosis-free world: The Lancet Commission(...)

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Epic Tip of the Week

Epic Tip of the Week

Link to Affidavit of Surrogate Health Care Decision Maker Form in Capacity & ACP Navigator An Affidavit of Surrogate Health Care Decision Maker is required in Maryland when a Health Care Agent has not been designated for a patient who lacks capacity and a surrogate other than a primary family member will be making decisions.(...)

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JHOME Receives Funding to Expand

JHOME Receives Funding to Expand

Johns Hopkins Home-Based Medicine, or JHOME for short, provides interdisciplinary geriatrics-focused primary care, urgent care, palliative care, behavioral health and case management in the home for older adults who can no longer travel to receive outpatient medical care due to chronic medical conditions. JHOME is a collaboration between the Division of Geriatrics, Johns Hopkins Community(...)

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One Month of Rifapentine plus Isoniazid to Prevent HIV-Related Tuberculosis

One Month of Rifapentine plus Isoniazid to Prevent HIV-Related Tuberculosis

From Bench to Bedside: Animal Model Leads to Novel, 1-month TB Preventive Therapy Identification and treatment of individuals with latent tuberculosis (TB) infection to prevent development of active disease is an essential pillar of the World Health Organization’s End TB Strategy (https://www.who.int/tb/strategy/end-tb/en/). The most widely used regimen to treat latent TB infection currently is a(...)

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Herzke Named Associate Chief Medical Officer for JHH

Herzke Named Associate Chief Medical Officer for JHH

Carrie Herzke, assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and associate vice chair for inpatient operations, was named the associate chief medical officer for The Johns Hopkins Hospital. In this part-time role, she will provide the vision for and oversight of the MCIC-sponsored and other patient safety programs at JHH.

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