Talking to sick patients about their future health prospects is a challenge.
Only 12.8 and 35.5% of fills were appropriate, potentially appropriate in outpatients.
For patients with both physical and mental health-related long-term conditions, missing healthcare appointments is associated with an increased risk of multimorbidity.
Between 2016 and 2017, the mean paid childbearing leave for faculty physicians at 12 top United States medical schools was just 8.6 weeks.
Manual focuses on patient-physician relationship in different scenarios, including telemedicine.
Understanding the current opioid prescribing rules is necessary for clinicians to safely and effectively treat patients with chronic pain conditions.
A nurse practitioner sues her former employer after being fired for refusing to get a flu shot.
Significantly faster increase in use of telemental health services seen in counties with no psychiatrists.
Although bed rest was once frequently advised in pregnancy, clinicians today routinely warn against bed rest for most pregnant patients due to potential negative effects.
It's easy for patients to seek out information that backs up their beliefs and dismiss other sources as "fake news."
The transition from the workforce into retirement is always challenging, but for physicians accustomed to working long or odd hours, it can be especially difficult.
For many physicians, working during the holiday season is simply part of the job.
Primary care consultation patterns for a prespecified set of symptoms may be used to identify patients who later develop a psychotic illness.
Once revered and idolized by society and patients, physicians are increasingly being subjected to verbal and physical violence at work.
From 2007 to 2017, the number of physicians excluded from Medicare and state public insurance programs increased.
A court must choose whether to accept a hospital's explanation that a nurse was fired for violating HIPAA or let a jury decide whether the hospital's action was merely a pretext for firing the nurse for taking advantage of FMLA.
Although the holiday season may be joyous for some, others may feel the sting of depression; therefore, it is important to monitor patients during this time of year.
By 2030, robots will likely replace 800 million workers. Will physicians make the cut?
Usefulness of PROs varies based on how much doctors value, prioritize, and use them.
The "Christmas Effect" has been linked to increased risks in patients discharged from the hospital during the December holiday season.
Odds of burnout up with report of poor/marginal time for documentation, time spent on EHR at home.
An intervention by community pharmacists consisting of sending elderly patients educational information on deprescribing of inappropriate medications resulted in higher levels of discontinuation of inappropriate medications within 6 months compared with those in patients who received usual care.
Nurse staffing ratios and subjective workload were found to be directly associated with missed care in a NICU.
Health information is widely available online, yet the quality of that information can be dubious at best.
Improvement seen in patients' ability to manage disease, medical students' ability to educate them.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force has updated their 2013 recommendations for clinician interventions to prevent maltreatment in children.
Gauging weight history in clinical practice may help identify patients at risk for weight-related mortality.
As infection may also lead to worsening symptoms in patients with myasthenia gravis, clinicians must balance prompt and adequate treatment of infection with the risk that some antibiotics can aggravate the condition.
Reasons for nondisclosure include not wanting to be judged or lectured, being embarrassed.
Overweight patients often experience bias from the medical community, which may prevent them from seeking medical attention, even when it's necessary.