Print Issue: January 01, 2013
A quick review of medical treatment for upper-respiratory infections, using the best global evidence.
Stress-management counseling is the least common type of counseling provided by primary-care clinicians, study shows.
Inappropriate endoscopy use generates unnecessary costs and exposes patients to harms without improving outcomes.
Epidural corticosteroid injections only offers short-term relief of leg pain and disability for patients with sciatica.
Changes in renal functioning over time were associated with changes in global cognitive ability, verbal episodic memory and abstract reasoning.
Hogan alleges he underwent several unnecessary endoscopic procedures that destabilized his injured back and significantly damaged his earnings potential as a professional wrestler.
What do you do when patient charts have been changed after the fact and medication doses altered?
During an average career spanning 40 years, clinicians will spend more than 10% of the time with an unresolved malpractice claim.
The American Heart Association issues guidance for assessing CVD risk using ABI.
U.S. surgeons make mistakes, such as leaving a foreign object inside a patient’s body or performing operations on the wrong part of the body, frequently.
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