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Letter to the editor: politics and patient care

to go to the hospital to care for the patient with sudden critical illness. ... That illness, and the doctor's struggle to help, is not caused by global warming at all.
June 2017

Letter to the Editor

to point out until late in the piece the easiest and least expensive way to diagnose it—examine the patient. ... As a matter of fact, if the patient has good-quality pedal pulses it is unlikely that those above will be impaired; they need to be
May 2011

Letter to the Editor

I've always believed that patients should have the right to make medical decisions about their own lives. ... But 2 major concerns have combined to change my opinion about remaining the doctor for patients who refuse to follow my advice.
May 2014

Letter to the Editor

A different approach to pain. I read the article “Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing” in the April ACP Internist, and I believe it is time for the medical community to scale ... Overzealous efforts must be replaced by research-proven methods to
June 2015

Letters to the Editor

First, there's an ironic juxtaposition of one of the cover stories, “Taking team care from policy to practice,” with the lengthy letter to the editor about Maintenance of Certification (MOC) ... Michael E. Miller, MD, ACP Member. Boston. I am
March 2014

DTC screening tests a source of concern

Gronowski coauthored a letter to the editor, published in 2017 in JAMA, that proposed ways to improve DTC testing. ... Bledsoe said. “And buying their testing a la carte is a natural response to the barriers that exist.”.
June 2018

The copper kerfuffle

Now Harbarth, Maiwald and Stephanie Dancer have published a more extended critique of the study in a letter-to-the-editor in the September issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. ... I encourage you to read the letter, and the reply from
May 2020

Health care regulations gone wild

Health care regulations gone wild. We certainly have seen regulations upon regulations appear for health care over the past several years, and this letter to the editor of the Wall Street ... Nord, should cause us all to pause: "As a commissioner at the U
May 2020

Ward rounds ... does style matter?

We learned the characteristics and domains of successful rounds. Quoting from our recent letter to the editor of JAMA: “We learned that successful attending rounds required a multidimensional skill set comprised ... Members of the American College of
May 2020

Pinpointing pancreatitis difficult, but key to good outcomes

Adding to the challenge are debates about the existing risk-scoring methods and uncertainties about how aggressively to administer fluids for patients who might be more vulnerable to severe pancreatitis. ... Obesity is a significant risk factor.”. But
February 2018

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