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 2020-01-06 14:00 

Medscape

Malpractice Case: Who Monitors Medication -- The Specialist or the PCP?...

When it comes to a patient's medication, specialists and primary care physicians need to agree on who monitors the effects of the prescription. Cooperative of American Physicians...

 2020-01-06 12:09 

Medscape

Sid Mukherjee Solicits New Ideas for Bestselling Book...

The author of The Emperor of All Maladies is adding chapters to update the text and wants suggestions from readers and clinicians. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-03 20:26 

Medscape

'Veganuary': 3 Diet Lessons for Patients...

With the new year come resolutions, and the pledge to live a vegan lifestyle is becoming more common. Are you prepared to help your patients make the switch? Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology...

 2020-01-03 14:48 

Medscape

Need for Renal Replacement Therapy Rising, and Variable, Across EU...

The need for renal replacement therapy is highly variable across different European countries and is only partially explained by differences in the availability of national resources. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-03 14:42 

Medscape

'Frustration and Disbelief' Over Drug Shortages...

Drs Robert Glatter and Paul Biddinger discuss drug shortages, including potential causes and solutions. Medscape Emergency Medicine...

 2020-01-03 14:05 

Medscape

Hospital Mergers Don't Show Quality Benefit...

Researchers say study findings further question previous challenges to arguments that hospital consolidation — which has been shown to increase prices — also improves quality. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-02 20:58 

Medscape

Repetitive Head Impacts: A One-Two Punch for Pro Fighters?...

An imaging study of boxers and mixed martial arts professionals reveals differences in immediate and long-term brain changes after repetitive head impacts. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-02 20:06 

Medscape

Mediterranean Diet Repeats as Best Overall of 2020...

WW (fomerly Weight Watchers) took the honor for best weight loss diet and best commercial diet. The Ornish Diet (low in fat, refined carbs, and animal protein) was named best heart-healthy diet. WebMD Health News...

 2020-01-02 19:17 

Medscape

Vaping-Associated Lung Injury Riskier for Older Patients...

The CDC has issued interim guidance for vaping-associated lung injury as report finds that older patients with a chronic illness were more likely to be rehospitalized or die after treatment. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-02 17:50 

Medscape

Mosunetuzumab for Aggressive Lymphoma: 'Not a Home Run'...

Dr Ann LaCasce gives her take on whether the investigational agent mosunetuzumab fills an 'unmet need' for aggressive lymphoma. Medscape Oncology...

 2020-01-02 17:37 

Medscape

Bringing Humanity Back Is the 'Greatest Gift AI Can Give'...

In this episode of Medicine and the Machine, Drs Topol and Verghese discuss the loss of humanity in medicine, and how AI offers an exciting opportunity to bring time and presence back to patient care. Medscape...

 2020-01-02 15:14 

Medscape

How Does Your Boss Evaluate You? (It's Not Just Productivity)...

Doctors who get annual reviews may wonder why their performance isn't rated as highly as they feel it should be. Here are some of the reasons why that happens. Medscape Medical News...

 2020-01-02 15:00 

Medscape

FreeStyle Libre: 'Convenient, Valuable Addition' to Glucose Monitoring...

Also called flash or intermittently scanned glucose monitoring, the Libre helps reduce hypoglycemia and improves some aspects of quality of life, but it doesn't consistently reduce A1c. Medscape Medical News...

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