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  • Yellow Nail Syndrome July 4, 2024
    A 67-year-old woman presented with a 1-week history of dyspnea and cough. The physical examination was notable for discolored, dystrophic fingernails and edema in the legs.
    Ioannis Kournoutas, Ericka E. Tung
  • Uncertain Answers — Proton-Pump Inhibition in the ICU July 4, 2024
    A critical care clinician’s job includes administering timely and tailored antibiotics, expediting appropriate surgery, supporting a patient’s beleaguered body and mind until they are ready to recover, and preventing complications in this vulnerable state. This is surprisingly strenuous work, even if it is often, appropriately, protocolized. The aphorism “an ounce...
    Samuel M. Brown
  • Intention to Treat: Race-Based Diagnosis, Part 1 — ITT Episode 33 July 4, 2024
    Claims that Black people had lower lung capacity than White people led to race-adjusted spirometry and poorer care for Black patients with lung disease. New equations are starting to change that.

RMEI LIGHTNING TALKS

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4 Years, 16 Live & Online Activities, 6000+ Clinicians: What we've learned so far

RMEI has released pairings of live and online programs approximately twice per year since 2016 grouped into “phases” which share clinical areas of focus and are based on findings from the previous phase of education. In total, 16 activities have launched to date with 4 activities currently live. The purpose of this analysis is to better understand the impact of multi-year iterative education on a clinical audience. Presented at: Society for Academic CME (SACME), virtual, February 2021; Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), virtual, April 2021.
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Effectiveness of 5-year IBD Provider Online Educational Intervention Program

There is considerable practice variability among providers caring for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. Limited data exists on the effectiveness of educational interventions targeting IBD providers to address these gaps. We report outcomes for a 5-year provider education training program which culminated in an enduring online education resource and clinical decision support tool.