Excessive numbers of negative clinical trials — many of which may be false-negative trials — are a major impediment to the advancement of critical care medicine.
Data show that there is a significant difference in how black patients are treated compared with patients of other races.
Dr C was determined to fight this case, and his defense attorney was supportive after looking at the detailed notes and documented calls to the patient which were never returned.
Standard pen needles have an outer cover and removable inner needle cover, while safety pen needles have an outer cover and a fixed inner needle shield that is not removed before an injection.
Mandatory genetic testing may also constitute an undue threat to employee autonomy and privacy.
Use of medical scribes is associated with decreased physician documentation burden, improved work efficiency, and improved patient interactions,
The American Heart Association has updated their disaster resources page with the latest tips to keep in mind when counseling patients ahead of a natural disaster.
Considerable savings estimated with use of generic substitutes for brand-name combo medications.
Retrospective review of clinician documentation in the EHR can help identify diagnostic uncertainty with moderate reliability.
In this qualitative study, active failures in infectious agent transmission precaution practices were observed frequently.
Small and large hospitals differ in infection preventionist (IP) staffing and infection prevention and control resources.
The FDA has the ability within its governing laws to reveal to the public the reasons for its decisions to reject or approve drugs.
A comprehensive assessment of health care organization composition and structure is necessary before determining infection preventionist staffing needs.
Despite good intentions, HIPAA is shrouded in myth and misapplication that does more harm than good for both patients and physicians.
Pivotal trials supporting U.S. Food and Drug Administration approvals granted Breakthrough Therapy designation often lack randomization, double-blinding, and control groups.
CMS issued a proposal to update payment policies, quality provisions, and payment rates for services under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule on or after January 1, 2019.
The White House says this shift will address the "fragmented federal oversight" of food safety and public health.
Yale Medicine is effectively targeting electronic health record use and functionality as a way to improve physician job satisfaction and reduce burnout.
Understanding patients' complaints about practice can be instructive for physicians.
Being someone's emergency contact may mean even more as researchers use this information to study the heritability of various conditions.
Research findings suggest the need for greater adherence to a standardized set of policies aimed at improving transparency among clinical trial funders.
Blogging has become a powerful tool for physicians to share their expertise, build better relationships with their patients, and make connections online.
Results - including the date you were checked and a list of what you were checked for - can be shared by users through text, e-mail or on dating profiles.
The new rule allows pharmacists to prescribe medications for cold sores, seasonal influenza, strep throat, and urinary tract infections, as well as statins for patients with diabetes.
At the annual meeting of the American Medical Association, physicians adopted policy declaring drug shortages an urgent public health crisis.
Volunteers for clinical research are "renting" out their bodies to help discover how the human body reacts to a device, drug, or therapeutic strategy.
Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.
Over the past two decades, close to 100 U.S. FDA-approved drugs and biologics were made available before FDA approval through expanded access programs.
CVS Pharmacy is now offering home delivery nationwide for prescription drugs, for a service charge of $4.99.
Human Challenge Studies in Infectious Disease: Despite Need for Rigorous Oversight, Studies Are VitalJune 18, 2018
Barriers to challenge studies include ethical guidelines indicating that the generation of scientific knowledge should never supersede the rights and interests of research subjects.
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