Search results for "Chronic Illness"

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Internists interacting with retail clinics

Mehrotra said. “The vast majority of what an internist is doing couldn't be addressed by a retail clinic, except they're starting to get into this area of chronic illness ... To date, there has been no comparison of retail clinics and physicians'
February 2016

The best self-management is ‘specific, do-able and realistic’

chronic illness. ... That helps keep patients from becoming discouraged or giving up, especially those with chronic illness or those who are developing them because of serious health risks.
April 2008

Advance care planning should be a standard

Internists can take advantage of certain opportunities within a patient's disease trajectory to initiate or review end-of-life preferences, such as a newly diagnosed chronic illness. ... Improving Your End-of-Life Care Practice,” from ACP, includes 12
November 2016

Moving toward patient-centered care

The PCMH practice provides for all of a patient's health care needs or appropriately arranges care with other qualified professionals, including preventive services, treatment of acute and chronic illness and
February 2010

Pros, cons of prolonged anticoagulation after a clot

Venous thromboembolism is a chronic illness and cannot be cured with time-limited anticoagulation in most cases, one expert argued in a recent debate. ... Image by Hailshadow. “VTE is mostly a chronic illness like diabetes or coronary artery
February 2020

Fibromyalgia characterized by controversy

etiology. Physicians can't cure chronic pain from fibromyalgia outright, so patients should have reasonable expectations. ... Wolfe said, the illness is “entirely subjective,” as diagnosis is now usually based on reported symptoms.
September 2016

Health care reform at the precipice: What happens next?

They recognize that patients are not well served by a system that leaves millions without insurance and where almost everyone could lose coverage if they develop a chronic illness or lose
September 2009

Helping older patients 'age in place'

Helping them do so involves identifying functional status, as well as the more familiar role of diagnosing a disease or managing a chronic illness, experts said. ... Certain life events, such as falls, syncope, sudden changes in function, or illness or
May 2017

Shared visits improve access, productivity and satisfaction

Dr. Noffsinger suffered from a severe cardiopulmonary condition in the late 1980s and early 1990s, while he was director of oncology counseling and chronic illness services at Kaiser Permanente in Santa ... A DIGMA (usually 10 to 15 patients) may focus
October 2009

Discussing death, dying, and advance care planning

Its main goal is to ensure that patients receive medical care consistent with their values, goals, and preferences during serious and/or chronic illness. ... Discussions, patient and family resources, and/or decision aids can be more in-depth for those
September 2017

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