Weight Loss & Metabolic Surgery Program receives national accreditation

by Medical Staff Office on May 1, 2014

Less than two years after opening, the Weight Loss & Metabolic Surgery Program at Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) recently became a Level 1 Facility, nationally accredited by the American College of Surgeons for providing high quality care and excellent … learn more

FDA now discourages use of morcellator

by Medical Staff Office on May 1, 2014

By Henry Sobel, MD, Chair, Women’s and Children’s Services

The FDA recently issued an advisory strongly discouraging the use of uterine power morcellators. Read the MedPage article with the advisory and ACOG comment here.  The FDA’s specific recommendation to … learn more

Advertise your practice in AAMC’s Patient Guide

by Medical Staff Office on May 1, 2014

Once again, we would like to introduce an opportunity to inform patients and visitors at Anne Arundel Medical Center about your practice and services. We strive to provide our patients with essential information during their admission, but also want to … learn more

Summer student clinical research internship

by Medical Staff Office on May 1, 2014

Interested in having a clinical research student intern in your practice this summer? Complete a request here.… learn more

Surgeons for Smiles

by Medical Staff Office on May 1, 2014

The year was 1997 when Edward Zebovitz, DDS, first learned about the crucial need for medical and dental care in developing regions of the world such as the Philippines, Caribbean, East Africa, and Bangladesh.

“A colleague of my father’s was … learn more

Obstetric care consensus: safe prevention of the primary Cesarean delivery

by jmiller on April 24, 2014

The rapid increase in cesarean birth rates from 1996 to 2011 without clear evidence of concomitant decreases in materna or neonatal morbidity or mortality raises significant concern that cesarean delivery is overused.  Changing the local culture and attitudes of obstetric … learn more

The guidelines battle on starting statins

by jmiller on April 24, 2014

This “Clinical Decision Making”  article explores understanding the cardiovascular diesease risk functions – Aim, development, and evaluation – through a case vignette on whether to begin ..or not begin statis therapy and when to monitor, or not monitor LDL cholesterol.  … learn more

Safety and feasibility of a diagnostic algorithm combining clinical probability, d-Dimer testing, and ultrasonography for suspected upper extremity deep venous thrombosis

by jmiller on April 24, 2014

Article concludes: The combination of a clinical decision score, D-dimer testing, and ultrasonography can safely and effectively esclude upper extremity deep vein thrombosis.  (Ann Intern Med, April)Click here  to read full-text.… learn more

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