How to Effectively Manage Patients That Are Under the Influence
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the health care costs of alcohol and illicit drugs totals more than $35 billion annually. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reports that more than 45,000 people die from drug overdoses each year and another 29,000 deaths are alcohol induced.
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Important News for the Informed Primary Care Physician
(4 days ago) Physicians were told that the cholesterol-lowering drugs taken by an estimated 25 million Americans could cause serious liver injury, cognitive impairment, raised blood sugar levels and muscle damage. Not so fast.
Tag: physician technology
(4 days ago) According to a recent survey conducted by Merck, 4 of 5 doctors felt that mobile physician technology is changing the office visit. The study also found that 81 percent of those surveyed reported that using medical devices to access medical information caused a shift in the standard dynamic associated with the doctor’s office.
Important Medical News for Emergency Medicine Physicians
(6 days ago) Important Medical News for Emergency Medicine Physicians. For emergency medicine physicians, ambiguity is the only guarantee. No two cases are ever exactly alike. Important decisions must be made, often without critical pieces of information. Schedules change from days to midnights, midnights to days. All of this can make it difficult to stay
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(8 days ago) The past year gave primary care physicians much to consider. From Zika virus fears to rising costs of prescription drugs to the election of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States, 2016 has certainly set the stage for a New Year many believe will be filled with ups, downs, starts, stops and ultimately, hope.. Here’s a look at three things that are coming in 2017 for primary …
Tag: emergency medicine
(2 days ago) It’s a complete therapeutic guide to the seemingly endless list of pressors, vasoactive drugs, continuous infusions and other medications that are necessary to treat patients who are critically ill. What makes the app so effective is that it is written by emergency medicine physicians for emergency medicine physicians. It’s clear, concise
Roundup! Major Medical Advances of the 20th Century
(Just Now) Let’s examine a few of the most important major medical advances of the 20th century: X-ray Technology. In 1895, a German professor named William Roentgen captured the first x-ray image, a photo of the bones in his wife’s hand. His realization that electromagnetic radiation could transfer through soft tissue and create images of the inside
Tag: patient interaction
(3 days ago) Like any relationship, the patient care partnership is founded on communication. At base, as explained on Nursetogether.com, senders communicate messages to receivers, but clinicians are often under intense stress that weakens relationships.The following pointers can help overcome that stress and ensure high-quality care through strong partnerships.
3 Career Tools for Emergency Medicine Physicians
(8 days ago) It’s a complete therapeutic guide to the seemingly endless list of pressors, vasoactive drugs, continuous infusions and other medications that are necessary to treat patients who are critically ill. What makes the app so effective is that it is written by emergency medicine physicians for emergency medicine physicians. It’s clear, concise
5 Trauma/Critical Care Situations Many Providers See During Their
(2 days ago) The epidemic presents challenges to physicians who have to provide the trauma/critical care for patients who have overdosed on opioids and prescribe the drugs with great care. 3) Crash Victims Last year in the United States, more than 35,000 people died after being involved in motor vehicle crashes, according to information released by the U.S
The Latest Medical News for Physician Assistants
(8 days ago) The health care industry is an ever-changing world or policy, protocols and people. Even on your days off, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest medical news that pertains specifically to physician assistants like yourself. Here, to help you stay abreast of important information that could help advance your career and deliver exceptional […]
3 Incredible Doctors to Follow on Twitter
(1 days ago) Dr. Gibson joined Twitter in 2012, and has been posting frequently ever since. From biotechnology, to information on new drugs, his Twitter feed is a treasure trove of modern medical data. Dr. Gibson is also a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and currently works as an interventional cardiologist in Boston, MA.