This accredited CME Express publication reviews the advantages and disadvantages of home hemodialysis (HHD) that should be considered when devising clinical management strategies for patients with end-stage renal disease. It also discusses key criteria for identifying patients who are appropriate candidates for HHD as well as patient- and provider-associated barriers to HHD use.
Continuing Medical Education
In this short case-based activity, meet Sam, a 41-year-old man who presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain and bloating and is later found to have an inflammatory pancreatic fluid collection. As you move through this activity, read through links to useful resources to help you make clinical management decisions for Sam. In addition, find out how gastroenterologist Rebecca Burbridge, MD, would classify and manage this patient’s inflammatory pancreatic fluid collection.
Rebecca Burbridge, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Director of Advanced Endoscopy
Associate Director of Clinical Endoscopy
This accredited CME publication features a review of and expert commentary on the role of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in the treatment of diffuse systemic sclerosis (SSc). Clinical pearls from recent evidence are provided, as well as expert insight related to the novel, critical endpoint recently published from a landmark prospective clinical trial.
Ankoor Shah, MD
Division of Rheumatology and Immunology
This interactive case-based activity discusses symptom management, treatment options, and diagnostic tools in adolescents with dysmenorrhea. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for the patient, and an expert faculty member offers her perspective on the latest evidence for these management decisions.
Amy N. Broach, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
This interactive case-based activity discusses the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening in the geriatric population. Links to useful resources are provided to help participants make treatment decisions for the patient, and expert faculty offer their perspectives on the latest evidence for these management decisions.
Liza Genao, MD
Kahli Zietlow, MD
This publication summarizes key research and studies presented by faculty members, residents, and fellows from the Duke Department of Neurology at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), held April 21 to 27, 2018, in Los Angeles, CA. It summarizes these presentations and provides interesting perspective from Matthew W. Luedke, MD, assistant professor of neurology in the Division of General and Community Neurology.