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Medicine@Montefiore Winter 2014 Issue

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Daphne Chisolm's Story - A New Lease on Life

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The Montefiore Health System is an integrated care delivery network with six hospitals, an extended care facility, cutting-edge primary and specialty care provided at more than 150 locations across the region, and a school of nursing.

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Nurses are vital to all that we do. They embody the spirit of humanity, service, expertise and innovation that defines Montefiore and our focus on superior patient outcomes.

We employ nearly 3,000 nurses across more than 50 disciplines to assist in the provision of a full range of inpatient and outpatient services for adults and children.

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8/04/2014 Formerly Conjoined Twins Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary of Groundbreaking Surgery Performed at Montefiore Medical Center
7/25/2014 Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to Present Data at 2014 International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies World Congress
7/25/2014 Slow Walking Speed and Memory Complaints Can Predict Dementia

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Exploring the Link Between Chronic Kidney Disease and Muscle Wasting

In 2009, nearly 400,000 Americans were on dialysis. Kidney dialysis eliminates waste and unwanted water from the blood, but it may also promote inflammation and induce muscle breakdown. Complicating matters for many is that there is no known treatment for this loss of lean body mass. But answers may not be too far off. Read more.

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Education & Training

Millions of Americans use opioids like oxycodone, morphine, and hydrocodone to cope with chronic pain. But for some, relief can come with a high price—abuse and addiction.

To define new and improved ways to limit risks and enhance patient outcomes, our doctors will receive advanced in-person training and access to an online course designed to reach a national physician audience. Learn more

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