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Remain vigilant this ‘twindemic’ season

Grohskopf. “Health care providers' strong flu vaccine recommendation is one of the most important factors in patients accepting the vaccine.”. ... Patients at U.S. primary care practices with appointments that exposed them to flu-like illness were
October 2021

Telemedicine connects remote areas with care

Kurywchak, who has set up telemedicine units in small-town primary care clinics that allow patients to receive therapy remotely. ... A large part of her work is follow-up for chronic conditions like diabetes or hypertension, but she also does general
April 2008

Communication between primary care and hospitalists

Talk with primary care physicians and they echo the angst when seeing recently discharged patients. ... Here is my list of challenges:. 1. Identifying the primary care physician (PCP).
November 2021

Changing thinking on chronic fatigue

While Dr. Pocinki said the list is terrific, he questions whether its length might prove daunting to a time-pressed primary care doctor. ... Primary care doctors can make a difference in these patients' lives, given that they are used to treating the
June 2015

HIV prophylaxis means discussing sex, drugs with patients

Do you use any IV drug? “I think it's fair to ask every primary care doctor to regularly ask those questions,” Dr. ... Managing and following patients who are at risk for HIV infection and are prescribed PrEP can be challenging for primary care
September 2014

Pinpoint patients' top priorities

Tinetti, adding that the primary care physicians and cardiologists she has worked with in studies of PPC have reported that it took only a few extra minutes for the first couple ... Outcome goals and health care preferences of older adults with multiple
June 2021

Lifestyle, not just financial decisions, drive exodus from primary care

Lifestyle, not just financial decisions, drive exodus from primary care. This post by ACP Member Kevin Pho, MD, originally appeared on MedPage Today's
November 2021

Seeking clarity for opioid prescribing

To help with the educational and monitoring components of these high-stakes drugs, primary care doctors might need to incorporate nurses and other physician extenders, similar to the team efforts involved ... It's too much work,’” he said. Dr.
April 2015

Too many definitions for primary care and this is the problem!

Back when I was a young pup, primary care had one clear definition. ... But when legislators and policy wonks hear primary care, they think simple care.
November 2021

Details debated in breast screening

Amid all of this back and forth, what's a primary care doctor to advise a woman, with numerous other medical issues to cover and just 10 minutes left in the ... Physicians. Screening for cancer: advice for high-value care from the American College of
March 2017

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