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Open Access Community-Acquired Pneumonia Case Study

A challenging case of CAP

A woman presenting with community-acquired pneumonia developed several serious complications, likely due to co-existence of poorly controlled diabetes and a late diagnosis of thyroid cancer.

Acute pancreatitis: a practical approach

Free for a limited time Acute Pancreatitis Review

Acute pancreatitis is a frequent cause of gastroenterological admission to emergency departments. This practical guide covers all aspects of clinical care, from the early phases of the disease to local complications.

Plozasiran shows promise for mixed hyperlipidemia

14-06-2024 Dyslipidemia News

Plozasiran shown to significantly reduce triglyceride levels in patients with mixed hyperlipidemia in the phase 2b MUIR trial. 

Dual defibrillator pads needed in patients with obesity

12-06-2024 Atrial Fibrillation News

In people with obesity and atrial fibrillation, dual direct-current cardioversion is more effective than single DCCV in restoring sinus rhythm.

BRASH syndrome with digoxin toxicity

Open Access Bradyarrhythmia Case Study

BRASH syndrome (bradycardia, renal failure, atrioventricular node blocking, shock, and hyperkalemia) in this case by triggered extreme dehydration, was complicated by concomitant digoxin.

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Episode 11: Cardiac rehabilitation in patients with frailty

The essentials of individualised rehab programmes for elderly patients with CVD and frailty

Nearly half of adults over the age of 65 have some degree of frailty, and over two-thirds have cardiac disease.

Dr. Eduard Shantsila discusses the importance of individualised rehabilitation programmes in these patients, to reduce morbidity and mortality, and improve quality of life.

Dr. Eduard Shantsila

A challenging case of CAP

Open Access Community-Acquired Pneumonia Case Study

A woman presenting with community-acquired pneumonia developed several serious complications, likely due to co-existence of poorly controlled diabetes and a late diagnosis of thyroid cancer.

BRASH syndrome with digoxin toxicity

Open Access Bradyarrhythmia Case Study

BRASH syndrome (bradycardia, renal failure, atrioventricular node blocking, shock, and hyperkalemia) in this case by triggered extreme dehydration, was complicated by concomitant digoxin.

HF from a cutaneous hemangioma

Free for a limited time Hemangioma Case Study

Large cutaneous hemangiomas can be hemodynamically significant, resulting in high-output heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. Embolization and resection is effective and well-tolerated.

Live Webinar | 01-10-2024 | 12:30 (CEST)

Recent advances in the use of CAR T-cell therapies in relapsed/refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and follicular lymphoma

Live: Tuesday 1st October 2024, 12:30-14:00 (CEST)

In this live webinar, Professor Martin Dreyling and an esteemed, international panel of CAR-T experts will discuss the very latest data on the safety, efficacy and clinical impact of CAR T-cell therapies in the treatment of r/r DLBCL and r/r FL, as presented at ASH 2023, EU CAR-T 2024, and EHA 2024. 

Please note, this webinar is not intended for healthcare professionals based in the US and UK.

Sponsored by: Novartis Pharma AG

Chaired by: Prof. Martin Dreyling
Developed by: Springer Healthcare

Current Reviews

Genomics in active surveillance and post-prostatectomy patients: A review of when and how to use effectively

Prostate cancer (PCa) ranks as the most frequently diagnosed cancer and the fifth highest contributor to cancer-related deaths among men [ 1 ]. It exhibits the highest incidence in African Americans, with prominent risk factors including advanced …

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Social Cognition Among People Living with HIV: Implications for Non-Social Cognition and Social Everyday Functioning

Social cognition—the complex mental ability to perceive social stimuli and negotiate the social environment—has emerged as an important cognitive ability needed for social functioning, everyday functioning, and quality of life. Deficits in social …

Current Management of Neuroendocrine Tumour Liver Metastases

Open Access Metastasis Review

Neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) are a heterogenous group of tumours that most commonly originate in the gastroenteropancreatic tract (GEP) [ 1 ]. The GEP NENs display a propensity to metastasize to the liver [ 1 , 2 ]. NENs are subdivided into …

Innovative Applications of Telemedicine and Other Digital Health Solutions in Pain Management: A Literature Review

Open Access Telemedicine REVIEW

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare systems are facing extraordinary challenges. Our approaches to medicine have changed and created a whole new generation of people who have chronic pain. Various medical services were postponed. The pandemic …

Lung Cancer Clinical Trial Summary

At a glance: The KEYNOTE lung cancer trials

A quick guide to the KEYNOTE trials investigating the anti-PD-1 agent pembrolizumab in non-small-cell and small-cell lung cancer.

Developed by: Springer Medicine
Live Webinar | 27-06-2024 | 18:00 (CEST)

Keynote webinar | Spotlight on medication adherence

Live: Thursday 27th June 2024, 18:00-19:30 (CEST)

WHO estimates that half of all patients worldwide are non-adherent to their prescribed medication. The consequences of poor adherence can be catastrophic, on both the individual and population level.

Join our expert panel to discover why you need to understand the drivers of non-adherence in your patients, and how you can optimize medication adherence in your clinics to drastically improve patient outcomes.

Prof. Kevin Dolgin
Prof. Florian Limbourg
Prof. Anoop Chauhan
Developed by: Springer Medicine

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Keynote webinar | Spotlight on sleep in brain health

Webinar | 02-05-2024 | 17:30 (CEST)

Quality sleep is essential for health. But what happens to our brains when sleep patterns are disturbed? Join our experts to explore the interplay between sleep disruption and neurological diseases, and the questions that you need to be asking your patients to help you prevent the harmful effects of sleep deprivation.

Keynote webinar | Spotlight on antibody–drug conjugates in cancer

Webinar | 19-02-2024 | 17:30 (CET)

Antibody–drug conjugates (ADCs) are novel agents that have shown promise across multiple tumor types. Explore the current landscape of ADCs in breast and lung cancer with our experts, and gain insights into the mechanism of action, key clinical trials data, existing challenges, and future directions.

Keynote webinar | Spotlight on diet and diabetes

Webinar | 08-11-2023 | 18:00 (CET)

An expert-led symposium exploring the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes through dietary interventions. Highlights include discussion of the recent EASD guidelines, therapeutic diets, food types and processing, plus psychological factors that influence patient success, and the drivers of healthy eating and diabetes control.

Keynote webinar | Spotlight on cardio-oncology

Webinar | 16-05-2023 | 17:30 (CEST)

An expert-led symposium exploring the most pertinent issues in cardio-oncology, with a focus on the new ESC guidelines. Highlights include preventative approaches in cardio-oncology, toxicity risk-stratification strategies, the clinical management of myocarditis as an adverse effect of immune checkpoint inhibitor-treatments, and the utility of biomarkers in long-term follow-up of cardiovascular disease risk in cancer patients.

Videos | Case Scenarios | Infographics (Link opens in a new window)

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

Refine the application of CGM technology in primary care to enhance the management of type 2 diabetes. Benefit from key updates and experiential learning using CGM devices, and practice your clinical decision-making skills.

Supported by:
  • Abbott
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME
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Webinar

In this live webinar, Professor Martin Dreyling and an esteemed, international panel of CAR-T experts will discuss the very latest data on the safety, efficacy and clinical impact of CAR T-cell therapies in the treatment of r/r DLBCL and r/r FL, as presented at ASH 2023, EU CAR-T 2024, and EHA 2024. 

Please note, this webinar is not intended for healthcare professionals based in the US and UK. 

Sponsored by:
  • Novartis Pharma AG
Developed by: Springer Healthcare

Vodcasts | News | Expert Interviews (Link opens in a new window)

Enhance your evaluation of treatment response in patients with primary biliary cholangitis. Learn how to make informed decisions on individualized management strategies, and discover new advances in the treatment landscape.

Supported by:
  • Ipsen
Developed by: Springer Healthcare IME

Further Reading

German Cardiac Arrest Registry (G-CAR)—results of the pilot phase

Open Access Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Original Paper

In Europe, more than 300,000 patients suffer from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) every year [ 1 ]. Despite medical progress leading to a trend towards decreased mortality rates of OHCA patients [ 2 , 3 ], reported survival rates with good …

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Social Cognition Among People Living with HIV: Implications for Non-Social Cognition and Social Everyday Functioning

Social cognition—the complex mental ability to perceive social stimuli and negotiate the social environment—has emerged as an important cognitive ability needed for social functioning, everyday functioning, and quality of life. Deficits in social …

Unmasking Individual and Institutional HIV Stigma in Hospitals: Perspectives of Dutch Healthcare Providers

Open Access Human Immunodeficiency Virus Original Paper

People with HIV continue to experience HIV stigma. Quantitative data on HIV stigma perpetrated by healthcare providers of hospitals providing HIV care in high-income countries are limited. The aim of this study is to investigate factors associated …

Oral alkalinizing supplementation suppressed intrarenal reactive oxidative stress in mild-stage chronic kidney disease: a randomized cohort study

Open Access Chronic Kidney Disease Original article

Aciduria is caused by the urinary excretion of acid waste and uremic toxins produced on a daily basis. Metabolic acidosis is a result of renal excretory dysfunction and accumulation of waste and uremic toxins in patients with chronic kidney …

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A woman presenting with community-acquired pneumonia developed several serious complications, likely due to co-existence of poorly controlled diabetes and a late diagnosis of thyroid cancer.

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A challenging case of CAP

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A woman presenting with community-acquired pneumonia developed several serious complications, likely due to co-existence of poorly controlled diabetes and a late diagnosis of thyroid cancer.

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Acute pancreatitis: a practical approach

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Acute pancreatitis is a frequent cause of gastroenterological admission to emergency departments. This practical guide covers all aspects of clinical care, from the early phases of the disease to local complications.

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Statin therapy reduces CVD risk and mortality in the over 75s

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Statin therapy in individuals aged 75 years and older reduces the risk for CV diseases and all-cause mortality, with benefits persisting in those aged 85 years and older.

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A challenging case of CAP

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A woman presenting with community-acquired pneumonia developed several serious complications, likely due to co-existence of poorly controlled diabetes and a late diagnosis of thyroid cancer.

Read more