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AAHD Journal Issue

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The American Association on Health and Disability wishes to announce the release of its most recent journal issue. Many of the articles relate either directly or indirectly to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Rick Rader, MD, AADMD Past President

 

 

American Association on Health and Disability

 

Recommendations for 2010 Annual Meeting

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The following is from Seth Keller and I wanted to pass it along to all of you. Please send your insights and suggestions to Seth Keller, AADMD Education Committee Chair at sethkeller@aol.com

Rick Rader, MD, Past President, AADMD

2010 Annual AADMD Conference Presentations

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The following is from Seth Keller and I wanted to pass it along to all of you. Please send your insights and suggestions to Seth Keller, AADMD Education Committee Chair at sethkeller@aol.com

Rick Rader, MD, Past President, AADMD

CER Research Priorities

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Told you you'd be hearing the terms Comparative Effectiveness Research......and remember you heard it here first (at least for some of you).
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A Look at CER

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The newest lingo out of Washington is "Comparative Effectiveness Research" (CER).
It will possibly change the way we evaluate programs, pay for them, eliminate them or expand them. I thought you should at least receive this brief introduction so you can become fluent and conversant (or at least not look like a deer in the headlights when someone throws it at you).
Rick Rader, MD, AADMD Past President

 

Olmstead Decision Anniversary

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Thanks to AADMD member Joe Valenzano for sharing this piece for a AADMD info blast.
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Drug Resistant Epilepsey and Surgery

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Fertility techniques and Birth Defects

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This article from the New York Times sheds light on a study demonstrating an increased risk of rare conditions of infants conceived through in vitro fertilization.

HIV testing for EVERY patient - NEW ACP Guidelines

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This is a soon to be released announcement from the American College of Physicians regarding HIV testing for ALL patients.  Historically our population has not been tested for STD; another vestige of stigma and having collective "heads in the sand."  Maybe we can amend that with these guidelines.

Nomination for AADMD DD Nurse of the Year

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This INFO BLAST is a request to the AADMD membership to nominate a DD nurse for the 2009 AADMD Nurse of the Year Award.

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