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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF December 15, 2017 | Archived Issues

Meetings and Events

Everyday Ethical Issues for Older Adults (Ethics Noon Conference)
Dec. 20

These events and more can be found in the medical staff calendar on the Cedars-Sinai website.


Grand Rounds


Upcoming CME Conferences


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.

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 Issues Alert About Risks of Febuxostat

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting the public that preliminary results from a safety clinical trial show an increased risk of heart-related death with febuxostat, (Uloric) compared to another gout medicine called allopurinol. Healthcare professionals should consider this safety information when deciding whether to prescribe or continue patients on febuxostat.

The FDA website has more information.