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Mayo Clinic Clinical Update e-Edition
May 2015
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Konstantinos N. Lazaridis, M.D.
Patient Care

Drug targeting nicotine receptors may help patients with bipolar disorder quit smoking

Mayo researchers note that a recent small study evaluating the safety and efficacy of veranicline emphasizes the importance of assessing mood and anxiety symptoms prior to and during treatment.

Center for Individualized Medicine expands clinical services and research efforts

This article highlights the discoveries and clinical applications of three programs within the Center for Individualized Medicine that are helping clinicians personalize medicine to improve safety and efficacy of patient care.


Mayo study provides groundbreaking prevalence data for total knee and hip replacements

Nationwide prevalence data emphasize how total joint replacement surgeries have made a significant positive impact on health and quality of life in more than 7 million Americans.

Endoscopic therapy and surgery offer comparable long-term outcomes for patients with superficial esophageal adenocarcinoma

Mayo researchers published study results that used a large national cancer database to compare patient outcomes associated with endoscopic therapy and surgery.

See all Family Medicine and General Internal Medicine Clinical Trials at Mayo Clinic

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22nd Annual Clinical Reviews and Primary Care Update-2015
June 22-26, 2015, in Amelia Island, Fla.
The program updates general internists, family physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and nurses on the latest recommendations regarding the medical subspecialties important to primary care.

Internal Medicine Review for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Primary Care Physicians 2015
Sept. 16-18, 2015, in Rochester, Minn.
Guideline-based medicine typically initiated in hospital settings continues to be important as patients are managed outside the hospital setting. Topics include MI core measures and acute presentation, pneumonia guidelines, hypertension management and stable ischemic heart disease.

Individualizing Medicine 2015: From Promise to Practice
Sept. 20-23, 2015, in Rochester, Minn.
This conference focuses on cutting-edge, genomic discoveries and practical applications of personalized medicine for your patients. It includes a keynote address from J. Craig Venter, the researcher who helped map the first human genome.

See all Family Medicine and Internal Medicine and Subspecialty Continuous Professional Development courses

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In the Video Center

Bipolar Disorder
Mayo Clinic psychiatrist Mark A. Frye, M.D., discusses comprehensive diagnostic assessment and treatment recommendations for patients who struggle with treatment-resistant depression and bipolar disorder.

Visit the Medical Professional Video Center to view specialty and Grand Rounds presentations

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