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QD: News Every Day--2 definitions may help treat Gulf War veterans with multisymptom illnesses

Two existing definitions of chronic multisymptom illness (CMI) should be used to guide research and treatment, the Institute of Medicine said. ... But a wide variation in symptoms, overlap with symptoms from other diseases and conditions, and a lack of
January 2020

Government employed physician—no thanks

Ageing populations, the exponential increase in chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, expensive new treatments—all at a time when most countries desperately need to curtail rising health care
January 2020

The attending physician's job as role model

3. We must model comfort. We cannot cure many chronic diseases.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Primary care doctors more proactive with diabetes care

Many studies have shown that midlevel providers can be more effective than PCPs in treatment of chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, particularly with respect to medication intensification," the authors
January 2020

Fixing the system to fight burnout

The initiative uses the example of a practice that treats 1,000 patients with chronic diseases who each take 5 medications.
November 2016

A letter to patients with chronic illness

written. The depth of emotion felt by people with chronic disease making comments that this stirred was remarkable. ... Some docs are not cut out for chronic disease, while some of us like the long-term relationship.
January 2020

The last six months of life are the last place to look for savings

A concise summary of that article by one consulting firm states, "Individual characteristics such as black or Hispanic race, severe functional impairment, having Medicare Supplement coverage, suffering from certain chronic diseases
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Tread lightly on adjusting inpatients’ drug regimens for chronic conditions

QD: News Every Day--Tread lightly on adjusting inpatients’ drug regimens for chronic conditions. ... Determining whether acute control of chronic disease benefits the patient’s near-term health is essential.
January 2020

What's great about U.S. health care?

A lot of the endemic chronic diseases in society are ironically a consequence of the wealth of the country, such as overeating and lack of exercise (everyone has a car, so
January 2020

Excessive consults stem from lack of time for primary care

The pressure to see patients every 15 minutes does not leave much time to work complex diagnoses or manage chronic diseases. ... Further, patients often have multiple problems or chronic diseases, and so are often referred to multiple consultants, a
October 2009

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