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A patient holds their chest, illustrating an incident that would call for diagnosing chest pain symptoms.

Cardiac or noncardiac chest pain? Guidelines for diagnosing chest pain symptoms

Diagnosing chest pain symptoms is a common occurrence in the primary care setting. Approximately 1% of all visits to primary care are related to chest pain, but rarely are these visits due to an acute […]

May 2024 Norton Medical Group New Providers

Katherine L. Billue, M.D. Wound Care Vladimir Orlov, D.O. Urgent Care Paul Weinberger, D.O. Emergency Medicine Kristen Browning, PA-C Hospital Medicine Saima Chishti, PA-C Medical Oncology Allie Davis, PA-C Hospital Medicine Amber L. Dumstorf, PA-C […]

Shawn W. Adams, M.D., co-author of a study on mitigating risks of robot-assisted spine surgery, is shown

Reducing risk of robot-assisted sacroiliac joint fusion complications

Robot-assisted sacroiliac joint (SIJ) fusion surgery can, in about 1% of cases, injure the superior gluteal artery (SGA), but preoperative imaging, precise robot-assisted screw insertion and soft tissue protection can mitigate risks, according to a […]

Kelly C. Cooper, M.D., is shown. She discusses controlled substance prescribing in a recent episode of the “MedChat” continuing medical education podcast.

Ways to make prescribing controlled substances safer

Safer controlled substance prescribing begins with a thorough patient workup, an appropriate diagnosis and a comprehensive treatment plan, according to Kelly C. Cooper, M.D., an addiction medicine specialist with Norton Behavioral Medicine. “We just tend [...]

John W. McConnell, M.D., medical director of Norton Healthcare’s pulmonary hypertension program, is shown

Sotatercept FDA approval follows trial at Norton Pulmonary Specialists

Sotatercept was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) after completing a Phase 3 clinical trial at Norton Pulmonary Specialists and other leading pulmonary hypertension [...]

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A case study comparing a pulmonology consult with ChatGPT results

Artificial intelligence (AI) like ChatGPT can compose essays or emails, write computer code, even generate art, but how well can it manage complex patient care? A team that included Norton Healthcare researchers decided to find […]

April 2024 Norton Medical Group New Providers

John T. Garner, M.D. Hospital Medicine Ishan J. Parikh, D.O. Hospital Medicine Aleksandr Pevtsov, D.O. Emergency Medicine Elizabeth Fahey, PA-C Orthopedic Hand Surgery Amy Seldon, PA-C Emergency Medicine Gregory A. Hart, APRN Emergency Medicine Amy […]

A woman with gray hair and a man with gray hair are shown each leaning into a yoga ball with their forearms as they kneel on the ground, and the woman is being assisted by a standing woman. This illustrates “prehab,” or rehabilitation exercises done before surgery to improve outcomes.

Optimizing general health and well-being through ‘prehab’ can improve surgical outcomes

Prehabilitation, or “prehab,” refers to optimizing general health and well-being before surgery to improve surgical outcomes. Prehab takes a multidisciplinary approach, focusing on strength and aerobic exercises, nutrition, smoking cessation, alcohol reduction, and psychological factors […]

Ronald L. Morton, M.D., a principal investigator and pediatric pulmonologist with Norton Children’s Pulmonology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, is shown

Phase 1 cystic fibrosis trial studying novel enzyme replacement therapy in adults

Patients 18 years of age and older with cystic fibrosis now have an option of participating in a Phase 1 trial of a novel, broad-spectrum, orally delivered enzyme replacement therapy for cystic fibrosis (CF). The [...]

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Christopher P. Rhyne, M.D.

Christopher P. Rhyne, M.D., has joined Norton Neuroscience Institute as a headache medicine specialist.

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Cardiac or noncardiac chest pain? Guidelines for diagnosing chest pain symptoms

Diagnosing chest pain symptoms is a common occurrence in the primary care setting. Approximately 1% of all visits to primary care are related to chest pain, but rarely are these visits due to an acute […]

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Study: Eat, sleep, console approach for neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (ESC-NOW) a subgroup analysis of infants who received opioid treatment for neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome

Opioid use and misuse in the United States is a substantial public health concern that does not spare pregnant individuals.  Recurrent opioid use during pregnancy may result in signs of opioid withdrawal, known as neonatal […]

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Leadless pacemaker allows pediatric athlete to continue competing

The patient A 15-year-old female with congenital complete heart block needed a pacemaker battery change or pacemaker update. Congenital complete heart block leads to interruption of electrical signals between the top chambers of the heart […]

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May 2024 Norton Children’s Medical Group New Providers

Theresa M. Frey, M.D. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Katelyn A. Yackey, M.D. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Shannon L. Hall-Million, APRN­ Pediatrics

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May 2024 Norton Medical Group New Providers

Katherine L. Billue, M.D. Wound Care Vladimir Orlov, D.O. Urgent Care Paul Weinberger, D.O. Emergency Medicine Kristen Browning, PA-C Hospital Medicine Saima Chishti, PA-C Medical Oncology Allie Davis, PA-C Hospital Medicine Amber L. Dumstorf, PA-C […]

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