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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF March 4, 2011 Issue | Archived Issues

FDA News About Terbutaline, PPIs

Pharmacy Focus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warnings about the use of terbutaline for prolonged preterm labor and an association between long-term proton pump inhibitor use and low magnesium levels.

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Meetings and Events

Interdisciplinary Diabetes Conference
March 8

Fundamentals of Jewish Thought
March 8

Rabbi Levi Meier Memorial Lecture
March 10

Sinus Disease, Hyperparathyroidism and Thyroid and Head and Neck Cancers
March 11-13

Annual Educational Meeting in Gastroenterology
March 18-19

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Grand Rounds

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Remember to Vote on the Revised Bylaws

More than 100 Votes Short of Quorum

Only 226 of the 1,400 attending physicians have submitted ballots on the revised medical staff bylaws. At least 338 ballots are needed for a quorum.

Ballots are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 11.

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Sparks Fly at Pavilion Site

In the coming months, the Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion will start to take shape as workers erect the structural steel beams for the new 11-story building. The building enclosure is expected to be completed in May 2012 and will feature an innovative, energy-efficient double glass-walled exterior.


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Patient ID Wristbands Get Bar Codes

Bar Code Pilot Goes Live on 7 SW Rehab Unit

Earlier this week, Cedars-Sinai implemented a new bar coding medication system that will eventually be rolled out throughout the medical center.


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The 'Ultimate' Hospitalist

Bradley Rosen, M.D., Competes in National Frisbee Contest

Dr. Bradley Rosen is a long way from the frozen streets of his native Chicago, but he's making the best of things. There's his career, of course, as medical director of the ground-breaking Inpatient Specialty Program, a dedicated non-teaching hospitalist program at Cedars-Sinai. There's L.A.'s mild climate, perfect for motorcycling year-round.

And of course, there’s Ultimate.

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It's Not Brain Surgery - Yet

Brainworks Gives Young Students Chance to be Neurosurgeons

It wasn't exactly brain surgery, but for dozens of middle school students visiting Cedars-Sinai on Friday, it was the next best thing.


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