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Morning After Report

MEC Update

The Medical Executive Committee discussed additional amendments to the MEC Bylaws and created at new, combined committee to oversee the implementation of CS-Link™ IP3 at its Feb. 7 meeting.

February 2011 Morning After Report (PDF)

Imaging Case of the Month for February

Make Your Diagnosis

History: A 56-year-old female presenting with right lower quadrant abdominal pain.

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Meetings and Events

Is Osler Still Right? Medicine as a Vocation Today 
Feb. 23

Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery Research Conference
March 4-5

Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine
April 28

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Grand Rounds

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Bylaws Ballots Due March 10

On Friday, Feb. 18, ballots are being sent to all Attending category members of the Medical Staff in good standing. "In Good Standing" means that you are not on suspension on Feb. 18. Ballots should be turned in prior to Thursday, March 10.

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Bar Code Medication Administration Pilot Project Launches March 1

Beginning March 1 on 7 SW (Rehab), Cedars-Sinai will implement a new bar coding medication system that will eventually be rolled out housewide.

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Is There a Nurse You'd Like to Honor?

The best actors get nominated for an Oscar®. The best nurses at Cedars-Sinai get nominated for a Maggie.

Online nominations for the 2011 Maggie Stempson-Carter Excellence in Caring Award are being accepted from Feb. 21 through March 15. Only medical staff members may submit a nomination.

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New Drug Derived from Common Spice

Research Corner

Whether or not you’re fond of Indian, Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern food, stroke researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center think you may become a fan of one of their key spices.

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Boxed Warning and REMS for Cancer Drugs

Pharmacy Focus

The Food and Drug Administration has added a boxed warning to Sutent® and required additional steps for physicians to prescribe Epogen©, Procrit© and Aranesp©.

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Gelson's Partners with Women's Heart Center

Gelson's Markets is showing its commitment to women's heart health by partnering with the Women's Heart Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute this February for the "Super Heart Smart" campaign. The goal of the month-long effort is to raise awareness of women's heart disease and funds for research at Cedars-Sinai.

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