Celebrating National Doctor’s Day on March 30

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

On Monday, March 30, Anne Arundel Medical Center is celebrating National Doctor’s Day as a way to say “thank you” to our doctors. At Anne Arundel Medical Center, we are proud to have you as valued members of the medical … learn more

Tickets available for “Denim & Diamonds Bash” Clatanoff fundraiser

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

In an effort to keep things fresh, and offer a variety of fundraising activities that appeal to many different people, we have changed the AAMC Gala to an every-other-year event, making the next Gala the 50th Anniversary Gala in … learn more

AAMC files Certificate of Need application for cardiac surgery

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

AAMC has filed a Certificate of Need (CON) application with the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) to bring cardiac surgery to AAMC.

Our proposed cardiac surgery program is in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM).  Building on our eight-year relationship … learn more

Clatanoff Pavilion refresh update

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015
As you know, the Clatanoff Pavilion, where our women’s andchildren’s services are located, hasbeen undergoing a refresh.Construction began in July 2014 and will continue through the
fall of this year.
To date, we have:
  • Refreshed 24 labor and delivery rooms
  • learn more

Society of Gynecologic Oncology statement on risk assessment for inherited gynecologic cancer predispositions

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

Women with germline mutations in the cancer susceptibility genes, BRCA1 or BRCA2, associated with Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer syndrome, have up to an 85% lifetime risk of breast cancer and up to a 46% lifetime risk of ovarian, tubal … learn more

Screening for Vitamin D deficiency in adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

The USPSTF concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to asssess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for Vitamin D deficiency in asymptomatic adults. (Ann Intern Med, Jan)  Click here to read full text.… learn more

Postoperative delirium in older adults: best practice statement from the American Geriatrics Society

by Medical Staff Office on March 27, 2015

This practice guideline (J Am Coll Surg, Feb) reviews risk factors; diagnosis; delirium screening; intraoperative measures to prevent delirium; medication as risk factors for postoperative delirium; pharmacologic prevention nonpharmacologic prevention and treatment ; medical evaluation; pharmacological treatment; and implementation of … learn more

Sciatica

by jmiller on March 27, 2015

This review article (NEJM, March 25) provides an update on the anatomy of the sciatic nerve; symptoms and examination findings’ imaging and electrological testing; nonspinal causes; conservative treatment; surgical treatment caused by lumbar disk disease; surgical techniques; and  guidelines and … learn more

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