Most complaints of memory problems aren't related to cognitive impairments, and as such they can be alleviated with a few simple tips.
A single study has gone a long way toward changing clinical practices.
An enduring challenge is figuring out why patients appear to have resistant hypertension and how to cure them of it.
Screening everyone born from 1945 to 1965 at least once would be able to diagnose 75% of people who are living with chronic hepatitis C, according to one expert at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This issue also covers prescribing for opioid addiction, conference coverage from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and an urban primary care residency at Johns Hopkins University. ... Our Conference Coverage section is from the American Society
She reminded attendees at the annual conference of the Society of Hospital Medicine, held in San Diego in March, about the dramatic negative consequences that hospitalization poses for geriatric patients.
Documentation of informed consent is an important deterrent to malpractice and negligence claims. One physician describes how his informed consent process was the deciding factor in a missed case of prostate cancer, and outlines how any physician
CONFERENCE COVERAGE. The American Heart Associationmight want to start looking for asong with a faster tempo than “Stayin’ Alive.”.
Based on that “official” experience, he offered some tips to conference attendees on making a physician practice welcoming to patients of all sexual orientations.
Arora said. “This can easily be avoided.”. More coverage is available at ACP Hospitalist's blog.