The issue of aging physicians poses serious challenges to the medical profession, with concerns that judgment or skills might decline with age.
AAN has issued a practice guideline update for vaccine-preventable infections and immunizations for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). A subcommittee of the AAN — tasked with developing, disseminating and implementing these guidelines — found improvements and additions to the recommendations previously issued in 2002.
A 2013 Pew Research Center and Internet Life Project report found that 59% of US adults said that they turned to the Internet regarding a health problem during the past year.
However, the results of a study titled Partial Oral versus Intravenous Antibiotic Treatment of Endocarditis investigated whether a partial oral regimen may lead to equivalent outcomes.