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Improving access tops list of small-office tips

In a poorly organized practice, everything from refills to patient self-management suffers. ... Referrals, lab tracking, patient management … all are really dependent on a smooth, organized flow of information,” Dr.
June 2008

HIV prophylaxis means discussing sex, drugs with patients

The drugs are also contraindicated if a patient's creatinine clearance is less than 60 mL/min, the CDC cautioned. ... Cooke said. “If the patient says they are still in a monogamous relationship, then move on to something else.
September 2014

Concussions cause cognitive concerns

Dr. Weber said internists can use the increased patient awareness as an opportunity for prevention. ... Diagnosis and management of sports-related concussions have their own challenges and advantages.
February 2019

Mind-body role may matter in heart disease

He added that physical activity, perhaps via a structured program such as cardiac rehabilitation, may fundamentally improve a patient's prognosis. ... It worked. The patient now shows up for regular visits and follows through with lab tests.
October 2015

Make path to health one of least resistance

If the patient feels as if their physician is a) giving them strong advice on something and b) keeping track of whether they are doing it and praising them when they ... Johnson. “As soon as you realize that there's no such thing as a no-default option,
May 2008

Label change for pioglitazone-containing medications

testing of presumptive or possible positive results, which may take a week to a month, before making patient management decisions. ... To facilitate prioritization of confirmatory testing by the CDC or qualified laboratories, notify the laboratory of the
February 2017

Baby boomers' health isn't what they expect

Dr. Vayani will check everything from bloodwork for anemia to the patient's life circumstances. ... Vayani said. But the patient did agree to monitor her blood pressure at home.
July 2012

Patients find medical home in Pennsylvania

Standard 4: Patient Self-Management Support Points (6). A. Assesses language preference and other communication barriers 2. ... B. Actively supports patient self-management 4. Standard 5: Electronic Prescribing Points (8).
April 2009

Consider race-based risks, but treat patients individually

Once in the doctor's office, though, a patient's treatment is an individual matter. ... Bloch said. “We have already identified this patient as having uncontrolled high blood pressure.
July 2008

Lupus presentation may be an ‘imitator’

Then once the diagnosis is confirmed, I would view management as a partnership between internist, rheumatologist, and the patient,” he said. ... The influence of the 1997 updated classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus: epidemiology,
November 2014

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