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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Sept. 9, 2016 | Archived Issues

Meetings and Events


Grand Rounds

Click here to view upcoming grand rounds.


Upcoming CME Conferences

Click below to view a complete list of all scheduled Continuing Medical Education conferences.

CME Newsletter - September 2016 (PDF)  


Milestones

Do you know of a significant event in the life of a medical staff member? Please let us know, and we'll post these milestones in Medical Staff Pulse. Also, feel free to submit comments on milestones, and we'll post the comments in the next issue. Click here to submit your milestones and comments.

Share Your News

Won any awards or had an article accepted for publication? Share your news about professional achievements and other items of interest.

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FDA Warns of Combining Opioids, Benzodiazepines

Pharmacy Focus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning about serious side effects, including slowed, difficult breathing and death, resulting from the combined use of opioid medicines and benzodiazepines or other drugs that depress the central nervous system. The FDA is recommending healthcare professionals limit prescribing opioid pain medicines with benzodiazepines to patients for whom alternative treatments are inadequate.

The FDA website has more information.