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P&T Committee Approvals

Pharmacy Focus

Formulary review of asenapine (Saphris®) and several physician guidelines, including methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy, were among the items addressed by Cedars-Sinai’s Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at its August 2010 meeting.

For more information, call Cedars-Sinai’s Drug Information Center at (310) 423-3784.

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee August 2010

Physician News

Margie A. Morgan, Ph.D.

Rick B. Delamarter, M.D.

Hyun Bae, M.D.

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Meetings and Events

The Jewish World of Broadway
Nov. 4

The Great American Stickup
Nov. 5

Advances in Multi-Specialty Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Symposium and Bernard G. Sarnat, M.D., Lectureship
Nov. 6-7

Run for Her
Nov. 14

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2010 Influenza Screening and Testing

Hospital Epidemiology has created the following guidelines when for influenza screening, testing and isolation precautions.

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CS-Link™ Inpatient Phase 2 Now Live

On Oct. 23, Cedars-Sinai went live with Inpatient Phase 2 of the CS-Link™ implementation. It was an extraordinary effort by Cedars-Sinai nurses, physicians and other clinical care staff to prepare for this event. » Read more

Daniel Berman, M.D., Named Pioneer in Medicine

Daniel S. Berman, M.D., a founding father of nuclear cardiology, received the 2010 Pioneer in Medicine award. The honor was announced at the Annual Meeting of the Medical Staff on Monday, Oct. 18.

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Mark Noah, M.D., Receives Chief of Staff Award

Mark Noah, M.D., does much more at Cedars-Sinai than run the medical center’s expansive resident training program. Last week, he accepted the 2010 Chief of Staff Award for his efforts.

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2 Minutes With Gerhard Fuchs, M.D.

Dr. Fuchs is director of the Minimally Invasive Urology Program, vice chair of the Department of Surgery and a urologist at the Urology Center at Cedars-Sinai. Since 1977, he has served on the Advisory Board of Cedars-Sinai's Endoscopic Surgery Training and Research Center.

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Printing an Inpatient Detailed Transfer Medication List

Web/VS Tip of the Week

Printing of an inpatient detailed Transfer Medication List is available in Web/VS. To view or print the medication list, simply take the following steps:

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Imaging Case of the Month for October

Make your diagnosis

History: A 32-year-old male recently diagnosed with HIV presented to the emergency room with lethargy, agitation and right-sided weakness. CT scan of the brain without intravenous contrast showed multiple bilateral low attenuation white matter lesions within the cerebral hemispheres.

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