When picturing air medical transport, many people think of helicopters, but there are often other options.
Figuring out what puts a patient at low, average, or high risk of colon cancer was another hot topic at the conference. ... At this year's conference, Dr. Imperiale presented data on a new strategy that applies this short model initially, followed by an
This issue covers the ethics of right-to-try laws in the United States, the potential of ransomware to disrupt a physician's office, and conference coverage from infectious disease and ... Conference coverage continues with a story on the medical uses of
A postdischarge transition clinic staffed by a primary care physician and other clinicians appeared to reduce readmission risk in a vulnerable patient population.
People with cardiopulmonary or hematologic disorders can be affected by the hypobaric environment aboard an aircraft, so they should undergo preflight evaluation before lift-off.
This issue also covers intimate partner violence, narrative medicine, and conference coverage from two medical society meetings. ... Our conference coverage this issue is from the American Thoracic Society and the Society of Hospital Medicine, both of
Cancer patients want information, but not in a way that makes them lose hope. Effective shared decision making and risk communication strategies can help.
This issue also covers physicians with disability, conference coverage from the American Heart Association meeting, and rural health care. ... Our conference coverage is from the American Heart Association's 2019 Scientific Sessions, which were held in
Studies suggest the importance of screening, but convincing patients is another matter.
Schmitz said. Then there's the self-explanatory nocturnist model, which some rural hospitals are using as their sole on-site night coverage and some high-volume hospitals use in addition