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The Use of Procalcitonin as a Sepsis Marker in a Community Hospital, Nathalia De Oro, Maria Gauthreaux, Julie Lamoureux, and Joseph Scott
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Submissions from 2018

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Impact of Education and Growth on an Engaged Workforce and Positive Outcomes, Katia Abaunza, Nathalia De Oro, and Maria Gauthreaux
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Impact of Education and Growth on an Engaged Workforce and Positive Outcomes, Katia Abaunza, Nathalia De Oro, and Maria Gauthreaux
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Impact of Education and Growth on an Engaged Workforce and Positive Outcomes, Katia Abaunza, Maria Gauthreaux, and Nathalia De Oro
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Let the Patient Discharge Follow-Up Call Data Do the Talking!, Chianta Allen, Rosalina Butao, Cherylyn Jauregui, Andres Soto, and Giovanna Vanegas
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Let the Patient Discharge Follow-Up Call Data Do the Talking!, Chianta Allen, Rosalina Butao, Cherylyn Jauregui, Andres Soto, and Giovanna Vanegas
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Impact of Telemedicine on Mortality, Length of Stay, and Cost Among Patients in Progressive Care Units: Experience From a Large Healthcare System, Donna Lee Armaignac, Anshul Saxena, Muni Rubens, Carlos Valle, Lisa-Mae Williams, Emir Veledar, and Louis Gidel
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Abstract 1216: ASSOCIATION OF OPTIMAL PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES AND TELE-ICU FOR PROGRESSIVE CARE CARDIOLOGY, Donna Lee Armaignac, Carlos Valle, Emir Veledar, Louis Gidel, Leslee Gross, Lisa-Mae Williams, and Anshul Saxena
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A five-step strategy for building an LDCT lung cancer screening program, Juan Batlle, Muhammad Latif, and Ricardo Cury

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Walk It Out: In Adult ICU Patients, What Is the Effect of Early Mobility on Patient Outcomes?, Alex Bermudez, Carlos Jimenez, Jena Lerch, Carissa Licata, Ashley Morales, Natalia Re, Natalia Restrepo, Tiffany Sistrunk, and David Smith
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Relationship of Staff Engagement and Perception of Safety Scores with Patient Outcomes, Simone Cheong, Rosalina Butao, Eva Mitra, Jobic Ray Butao, Itzel De Los Santos, Melvin Rivera, and Meghan Sharkey
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Relationship of Staff Engagement and Perception of Safety Scores with Patient Outcomes, Simone Cheong, Rosalina Butao, Eva Mitra, Jobic Ray Butao, Itzel De Los Santos, Melvin Rivera, and Meghan Sharkey
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Relationship of Staff Engagement and Perception of Safety Scores with Patient Outcomes, Simone Cheong, Rosalina Butao, Eva Mitra, Jobic Ray Butao, Itzel De Los Santos, Melvin Rivera, and Meghan Sharkey
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Relationship of Staff Engagement and Perception of Safety Scores with Patient Outcomes, Simone Cheong, Rosalina Butao, Eva Mitra, Jobic Ray Butao, Itzel De Los Santos, Melvin Rivera, and Meghan Sharkey
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Overtime: Is it Worth it?, Paola Cunha Soto, Lauren Yaques, Yanire Sanchez, Adrian Trujillo, Marisela Reyes, Kassandra Vinasco, Brenda Gomez, Gilberto Leon, Licet Martinez Queija, and Javier Borrajo Castillo
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Breathing Easier When a Lung-Health Outpatient Team Has Your Back, Rosario Dominguez, Michael Salinero, and Tina Hyman
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Harnessing mHealth technologies to increase physical activity and prevent cardiovascular disease, Theodore Feldman and Khurram Nasir
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Implementing a Transcultural Nursing Care Model to Improve Pulmonary Hypertension Medication Compliance, Tina Hyman and Michael Salinero
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Electronic Cigarette Use Prevalence, Associated Factors, and Pattern by Cigarette Smoking Status in the United States From NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey) 2013-2014, Rana Jaber, Anshul Saxena, and Khurram Nasir
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Transapical endovascular repair of iatrogenic type A aortic dissection, Sangmin Kim, Raul Herrera, Niberto Moreno, and Barry Katzen
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An Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Reducing HAPIs, Jessenia Menendez, Isabel Madrigal, and Jennifer Agudelo-Doval
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Acute Kidney Injury in Heart Failure Patients, Nicole Moenck, Keshma Jaggernauth, Nassima Taylor, Ali Palau, Francis Gonzalez, Emanuelle Hawkins, and Elisabet Perez
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Abstract 11607: Association of Systolic Blood Pressure With Subclinical Atherosclerosis and Cardiovascular Disease Events in the Absence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir

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Associations between self-reported periodontal disease, assessed using a very short questionnaire, cardiovascular disease events and all-cause mortality in a contemporary multi-ethnic population: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), Khurram Nasir
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Basic vs More Complex Definitions of Family History in the Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir
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Cardiovascular Risk and Statin Eligibility of Young Adults After an Myocardial Infarction: Partners YOUNG-MI Registry, Khurram Nasir
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Causes of Troponin Elevation and Associated Mortality in Young Patients, Khurram Nasir
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Cocaine and Marijuana Use Among Young Adults With Myocardial Infarction, Khurram Nasir
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Comparison of Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in China and the United States, Khurram Nasir
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Coronary artery calcium and the competing long-term risk of cardiovascular vs. cancer mortality: the CAC Consortium, Khurram Nasir

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Effectiveness of NPs and PAs in managing diabetes and cardiovascular disease, Khurram Nasir
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Erectile Dysfunction as an Independent Predictor of Future Cardiovascular Events: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir
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Factors of health in the protection against death and cardiovascular disease among adults with subclinical atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir
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Health Care Resource Utilization for Outpatient Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Care Delivery Among Advanced Practice Providers and Physician Providers in Primary Care, Khurram Nasir
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Inflammation and coronary artery calcification in South Asians: The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) study, Khurram Nasir
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Relation of Coronary Artery Calcium and Extra-Coronary Aortic Calcium to Incident Hypertension (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis), Khurram Nasir
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Statin Eligibility, Coronary Artery Calcium, and Subsequent Cardiovascular Events According to the 2016 United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Statin Guidelines: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis), Khurram Nasir
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Statin prescription rates and their facility-level variation in patients with peripheral artery disease and ischemic cerebrovascular disease: Insights from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Khurram Nasir
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Statin Trials, Cardiovascular Events, and Coronary Artery Calcification: Implications for a Trial-Based Approach to Statin Therapy in MESA, Khurram Nasir
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The prevalence and correlates of subclinical atherosclerosis among adults with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol <70mg/dL: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil), Khurram Nasir
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The prognostic value of high sensitivity C-reactive protein in a multi-ethnic population after >10 years of follow-up: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), Khurram Nasir
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The prognostic value of interleukin 6 in multiple chronic diseases and all-cause death: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), Khurram Nasir
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10-Year Resource Utilization and Costs for Cardiovascular Care, Khurram Nasir and Emir Veledar
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Is self-rated health associated with ideal cardiovascular health? The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Oluseye Ogunmoroti
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Psychological Factors and Their Association with Ideal Cardiovascular Health Among Women and Men, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Khurram Nasir, Maribeth Rouseff, Sankalp Das, Emir Veledar, Theodore Feldman, and Arthur Agatston
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Association between self-rated health and ideal cardiovascular health: The Baptist Health South Florida Employee Study, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Joseph Salami, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Maribeth Rouseff, Don Parris, Sankalp Das, Henry Guzman, Arthur Agatston, Theodore Feldman, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir
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Life's Simple 7 and the risk of atrial fibrillation: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Joseph Salami, and Emir Veledar
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Abstract 240: Association of Depression Risk With Patient Experience, Healthcare Expenditure and Health Resource Utilization Among Adults With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease, Victor Okunrintemi, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Joseph Salami, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Emeka Osondu, and Khurram Nasir

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Effectiveness of Mid-Level Providers and Physicians in Triage Reducing Throughput Time in the Emergency Department, Ashley Oliver, Angel Olivera, Angela Bejarano, Erick Zuniga Mejia, Isabel Nardo, Jesse Samula, Julene Lemonious, Lisette Pubillones, Nikka Lester, and Robert Berardi
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Lipoprotein Sub-Fractions by Ion-Mobility Analysis and Its Association with Subclinical Coronary Atherosclerosis in High-Risk Individuals, Emeka Osondu, Theodore Feldman, and Emir Veledar

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The relationship of erectile dysfunction and subclinical cardiovascular disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Emeka Osondu, Emir Veledar, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Khurram Nasir, and Ehimen Aneni
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Improving Length of Stay: Transitioning Care from the Emergency Department to a Clinical Decision Unit, Griselle Pastor, Emilia Villoch, Van Cronkhite, Justo Ruiz, and Natalie Mancuso
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HIV-Related Stigma, Quality of Care, and Coping Skills: Exploring Factors Affecting Treatment Adherence among PLWH in Haiti, Muni Rubens and Anshul Saxena
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Increasing Sepsis Rates in the United States: Results From National Inpatient Sample, 2005 to 2014, Muni Rubens, Anshul Saxena, Donna Lee Armaignac, Emir Veledar, Khurram Nasir, and Louis Gidel
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Palliative Care Consultation Trends Among Hospitalized Patients With Advanced Cancer in the United States, 2005 to 2014, Muni Rubens, Anshul Saxena, Sankalp Das, and Ana Viamonte Ros
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Abstract 17153: Trends in Coronary Revascularization Among Cancer Patients in the United States, 2005-2014, Muni Rubens, Anshul Saxena, Peter McGranaghan, Sankalp Das, Deborah Suarez, Brittany Puebla, Alexandra Guida, and Emir Veledar

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Trends in Diabetes-Related Preventable Hospitalizations in the U.S., 2005–2014, Muni Rubens, Anshul Saxena, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir
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Abstract 16990: Impact of 2013 ACC/AHA Cholesterol Management Guidelines on Statins Use Among Nationally Representative Adult Populations in United States: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (2010-2015), Joseph Salami, Anshul Saxena, Victor Okunrintemi, and Emir Veledar

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National Trends in Nonstatin Use and Expenditures Among the US Adult Population From 2002 to 2013: Insights From Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Joseph Salami, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Barry Katzen, and Khurram Nasir
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Fast Pass: How to start higher doses of oral Treprostinilby using IV Epoprostenol, Michael Salinero and Tina Hyman
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Abstract 12916: Cost-Related Medication Non-Adherence in Nonelderly With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the United States, 2013-2016, Anshul Saxena

Abstract 14591: Cost-Effectiveness of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association and US Preventative Services Task Force Cholesterol Management Guidelines: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Anshul Saxena

Abstract 14890: Gender Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease Preventive Services Utilization in a Contemporary Non Elderly Adult Population in the United States, Anshul Saxena

Abstract 14928: Burden and Consequences of Medical Debt From Healthcare Bills Among Non-Elderly Adults With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the United States, Anshul Saxena

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Impact of 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines on prevalence of hypertension and eligibility for antihypertensive treatment in United States and China: nationally representative cross sectional study, Anshul Saxena
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The Significance of Thallium-201-Chloride SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging in the Management of Patients With Stable Chronic Coronary Artery Disease, Anshul Saxena
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Burden of Catastrophic Health Expenditures for Acute Myocardial Infarction and Stroke Among Uninsured in the United States, Anshul Saxena and Khurram Nasir
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Abstract 17208: Trends in Hospitalizations Due to Cocaine-Induced Acute Myocardial Infarction: Results From National Inpatient Sample, 2005-2014, Anshul Saxena, Muni Rubens, Sankalp Das, Peter McGranaghan, and Emir Veledar

Abstract 17123: Hierarchical Clustering in 2014 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) to Examine the Cost of Events Related to Acute Myocardial Infraction (AMI) and Hypertension (HTN), Anshul Saxena and Emir Veledar

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Association of Out-of-Pocket Annual Health Expenditures With Financial Hardship in Low-Income Adults With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the United States, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Victor Okunrintemi, and Anshul Saxena
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Persistent socioeconomic disparities in cardiovascular risk factors and health in the United States: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2002-2013, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Joseph Salami, and Khurram Nasir
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Favorable Modifiable Cardiovascular Risk Profile Is Associated With Lower Healthcare Costs Among Cancer Patients: The 2012-2013 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Joseph Salami, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, and Khurram Nasir
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Is diabetes mellitus equivalent to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease from a healthcare cost perspective? Insights from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey: 2010–2013, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Joseph Salami, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Victor Okunrintemi, Emeka Osondu, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir
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Abstract 17177: Cost of Hospitalizations Related to Hypertension (HTN) and Acute Myocardial Infraction (AMI) Related Events: Result From the 2014 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Emir Veledar, Anshul Saxena, Muni Rubens, Sankalp Das, and Peter McGranaghan

Submissions from 2017

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A Deficiency of Nutrition Education and Practice in Cardiology, Arthur Agatston
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Trending Cardiovascular Nutrition Controversies, Arthur Agatston
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Noninvasive assessment of subclinical atherosclerosis in persons with symptoms of depression, Shozab Ali, Sher Khan, Ehimen Aneni, Ricardo Cury, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir
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Estimates of Mortality Benefit From Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics: A Dose Response Meta-Analysis, Ehimen Aneni, Emeka Osondu, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Adnan Younus, Khurram Nasir, and Emir Veledar
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Association of Subjective and Objective Sleep Duration as well as Sleep Quality with Non-Invasive Markers of Sub-Clinical Cardiovascular Disease (CVD): A Systematic Review, Muhammad Aziz, Shozab Ali, Sankalp Das, Adnan Younus, Rehan Malik, Muhammad Latif, Choudhry Humayun, Joseph Salami, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir
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The Association of Sleep Duration and Morbid Obesity in a Working Population: The Baptist Health South Florida Employee Study, Muhammad Aziz, Emeka Osondu, Adnan Younus, Rehan Malik, Maribeth Rouseff, Sankalp Das, Henry Guzman, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, Ehimen Aneni, and Khurram Nasir
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Effect of Thyroxin Treatment on Carotid Intima-Media Thickness (CIMT) Reduction in Patients with Subclinical Hypothyroidism (SCH): a Meta-Analysis of Clinical Trials, Muhammad Aziz, Anshul Saxena, Sankalp Das, Adnan Younus, Rehan Malik, Muhammad Latif, Choudhry Humayun, Idrees Khan, Ali Adus, Aisha Rasool, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir
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Relationship of Staff Engagement and Perception of Safety Scores with Patient Outcomes, Simone Cheong, Rosalina Butao, Eva Mitra, Jobic Ray Butao, Itzel De Los Santos, Melvin Rivera, and Meghan Sharkey
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Inpatient Pain Management, Anel Chirino, Kelly Vasquez, Liliana Quezada, Skarlet Santana, Yensly Gonzalez Carrazana, and Vanessa Castellanos
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Can standardizing skin preparation agents for surgical patients versus using doctor's preferences reduce surgical site infections?, Alice Davel-Freitas, Sheila Hodgson, Patrick Dennison, Lian Acosta, and Jenilice Novoa Miralles
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Entrustable Professional Activities to Assess Trainee Management of the Social Determinants of Health, Brown David, Karim Hanna, Kaitlin Ross, and Hugo Jimenez-Vazquez
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Vaccines: Yes? Or No?, Alicia Davis, Vivian de Mena, Elizabeth Fernandez, Yaima Parra Escalona, and Sofia Valentini
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The Use of Procalcitonin as a Sepsis Marker in a Community Hospital, Nathalia De Oro, Maria Gauthreaux, Joseph Scott, and Julie Lamoureux
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Implications of Coronary Artery Calcium Testing for Treatment Decisions Among Statin Candidates According to the ACC/AHA Cholesterol Management Guidelines: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, Jonathan Fialkow and Khurram Nasir
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Do you need a nap?, Andrew Gonzalez, Christian de Quesada, Giancarlo Tapanes, Michael Alfonso, Rachel Rairden, Alicia Ali, Tania Carballo, Yoandra Gallardo, and Olga Viego
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Transitioning to Team-Based Primary Care, Hanna Karim and Paul Di Capua
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The Collaborative Support Model: A Unique Process to On-board Oncology Infusion Nurses, Diane Kramer, Kayce Tugg, Alice Cockerel, and Charlene Mears
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Association Between Coronary Artery Disease and MicroRNA: Literature Review and Clinical Perspective, Raja Mushtaque, Usman Siddiqui, Adnan Younus, Muhammad Aziz, Choudhry Humayun, Kanaan Mansoor, Idrees Khan, Daniel Del Campo, Ali Adus, and Swetha Gannarapu
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Addressing Knowledge Gaps in the 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk: a Review of Recent Coronary Artery Calcium Literature, Khurram Nasir
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Association of Coronary Artery Calcium Score vs Age With Cardiovascular Risk in Older Adults: An Analysis of Pooled Population-Based Studies, Khurram Nasir
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Availability, cost, and prescription patterns of antihypertensive medications in primary health care in China: a nationwide cross-sectional survey, Khurram Nasir
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Clinical indications for coronary artery calcium scoring in asymptomatic patients: Expert consensus statement from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Khurram Nasir
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Coronary Artery Calcium Score for Long-term Risk Classification in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome From the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir
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Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring in Current Clinical Practice: How to Define Its Value?, Khurram Nasir
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Coronary Artery Calcium to Guide a Personalized Risk-Based Approach to Initiation and Intensification of Antihypertensive Therapy, Khurram Nasir
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Erratum: Correction of Figure. The Implication of Coronary Artery Calcium Testing for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Diabetes, Khurram Nasir
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