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A major component of the Southern Medical Association is Education and we strive to bring you interesting and useful content that has an Education or Professional Development theme.

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Medical Kiosks

  Increases in the rates of heart disease and diabetes mellitus and the cost of routine testing prompted innovators in … Continue reading Medical Kiosks...
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Body Cameras and Medicine

Everywhere you go, there you are. Especially on camera. For better or worse, we are now inured to being observed … Continue reading Body Cameras and Medicine...
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The New and Improved Two-Midnight Rule!

Historically, hospitals and physicians have had considerable discretion over whether a patient is admitted to the hospital or is treated … Continue reading The New and Improved Two-Midnight Rule!...
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The Opioid Crisis in America:  Prescribing Guidelines for Chronic Pain

Opioid abuse and misuse have reached epidemic proportions in the United States. To address this, states and the federal government … Continue reading The Opioid Crisis in America:  Prescribing Guidelines for Chronic Pain...
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The Clinical Epidemiology of Obesity: Lessons from the Baby Boomer Generation

Fee SMA Member - Silver Level and Above - No Fee All others - $10 Login to purchase and/or participate CME … Continue reading The Clinical Epidemiology of Obesity: Lessons from the Baby Boomer Generation...