Newsletter 2018

ACPJ NEWSLETTERS 2018


Letter “Tobacco Breaks Hearts“

Newsletter 2018
Colleagues, I am long overdue in sending out a letter, but it is appropriate to do so on World No Tobacco Day, which is observed every May 31 by the..
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Campaign Against Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

Newsletter 2018
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Letter to Gleaner

Newsletter 2018
The Editor: The Association of Consultant Physicians of Jamaica represents internists (i.e. specialist doctors for adults) and we are involved in patient care, teaching trainees, and conducting clinical research. We..
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Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease in Women

Newsletter 2018
Overview Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a worldwide public health problem with adverse outcomes of kidney failure and premature death.1 It affects approximately 195 million women worldwide and it is currently the 8th..
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The Optimize Heart Failure Care Program

Newsletter 2018
Hospitalization for heart failure (HF) places a major burden on healthcare services worldwide and is a strong predictor of increased mortality especially in the first three months after discharge. Though undesirable, hospitalization is an opportunity to optimize HF therapy and advise clinicians and patients about the importance of continued...
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From the President’s Laptop

Newsletter 2018
Colleagues: Although it is already February, on behalf of the Executive Committee, I wish that every ACPJ member has a happy and prosperous 2018. At the beginning of each year,..
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