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Clinical Recognition and Management of Hepatitis A in the Context of an Ongoing Outbreak in Los Angeles County [1 credit free CME available]

LA County is currently experiencing an outbreak of hepatitis A among homeless persons and illicit drug users as well as an increase in cases among men who have sex with men. This article will review actions clinicians can take to improve the recognition, reporting, and management of hepatitis A.  READ MORE

 

Climate Change and Health in LA County: Opportunities for Clinical Intervention

As the impacts of climate change continue to intensify across LA County, clinicians can expect an exacerbation of various health conditions particularly among vulnerable populations. Learn strategies to protect patients from the impacts of climate change.  READ MORE

 

Women’s Health Care: The Importance of Choosing Wisely

Many of the tests and screenings used in women’s health care are unnecessary under certain circumstances and may even be harmful. Specialty societies have developed evidence-based Choosing Wisely recommendations for tests that providers should question.  READ MORE

 

DPH Resources for You and Your Patients

View a compilation of fact sheets and infographics that were created recently by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.  READ MORE

 

 

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Rx for Prevention, 2017
November-December 2017;7(4).


Published: November 9, 2017