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Blood donations to the American Red Cross are down substantially, and the agency says an "emergency situation" could arise within weeks.
Patient reviews indicate that the attributes most valued in physicians include interpersonal skills and bedside manner, according to a report published online July 16 by Vitals.
Most US physicians are satisfied, with satisfied physicians more likely to report positive trends in medicine, according to a report published by Jackson Healthcare.
A high proportion of kidney donors report difficulty changing or initiating insurance, according to a study published online July 16 in the American Journal of Transplantation
Physicians need to be aware of the ramifications of providing financial assistance to patients, according to an article published July 8 in Medical Economics.
Physicians are more likely to register to be organ donors than the general public, according to a research letter published in the July 16 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The increasing flow of information as part of health information exchanges raises certain issues for patient consent, according to an article published July 8 in Medical Economics.
By Jeannette Wick
While rhabdomyolysis has been recognized as a consequence of crush injuries since the late 1800s, the most significant step toward finding the condition’s causes, mechanisms, and management strategies occurred when physicians who treated crush injuries from the 1941 London Blitz identified a link between rhabdomyolysis and renal impairment.
Medical schools are working to find solutions to ensure their students can continue to receive clinical training in spite of the escalating shortage of training sites, according to an article published by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
By Jeannette Wick
In a recent survey, physicians identified peer-reviewed journal articles, continuing medical education, evidence-based guidelines, and national experts as the most useful sources of information to stay current on therapeutic advances.
Physician's Money Digest
People are so reluctant to discuss inheritance planning that they will often wait until a death in the family occurs before broaching the topic.
For decades, there has been a grand debate afoot in the investing world between “total return” and “income” investors. Extremists in the latter camp may get burned on 4 issues.