Accurate, transparent documentation is key in ensuring safe and appropriate opioid prescribing.
Overall, girls showed a significant decrease in the odds of suicidal ideation or attempts with increasing belief in religious importance. Boys showed no significant association.
Study participants were asked to complete comprehensive questionnaires about their diets and coffee intake from 2006 to 2010.
Many women are unconvinced of the potential harmful effects of marijuana use in pregnancy due to the lack of available evidence.
This effort is in response to epinephrine auto-injector supply issues reported by manufacturers to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Smart Case includes electronics and sensors to monitor the proximity, temperature, presence and removal, and expiration of auto-injectors.
WHO has developed guidelines for selecting therapy for treatment intensiﬁcation in type 2 diabetes and on the use of insulin in type 1 and 2 diabetes in resource-poor settings.
Deconstructing the Rescue Fantasy: Moving Away from Medicalized Dying Gives Patients Dignity in DeathSeptember 07, 2018
Addressing the physician "rescue fantasy" can lead to improved patient care, especially at the end of life.
Partnerships between the healthcare community and the technology sector can strengthen the development of evidence-based, HIPAA-compliant, clinical resources.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2017-2018 flu season was one of the most severe — excluding pandemics — on record.
The benefits of cardiorespiratory fitness extended well into the later part of life for middle-aged men without cardiovascular disease.
The new plan will break out the current guidance into 4 separate guidances.
Wearable activity monitors offer oncology care teams an unbiased glimpse into patients' health behaviors and improved reports on performance status.
Variations in Approach Among Treating Physicians Within the Same Practice May Affect Care in End-of-Life CasesSeptember 04, 2018
A shared-decision making model should be used to guide physicians who assume care for critically ill patients who already have care plans in place.
Advance care planning and appointing a healthcare proxy can be detrimental to the mental health of African American patients at the end of their lives.
In the last 5 years, many clinicians have faced tough questions about how best to serve transgender youth while doing no harm.
In an updated interim guidance, the CDC now recommends that couples wait at least 3 months before attempting to conceive after possible Zika virus exposure in the male.
Open, clear, and professional team-based communication can help facilitate the challenging conversations that must take place when preparing a patient for end-of-life care.
The principles of "trolleyology" can be used to understand hesitancy among certain individuals to vaccinate against the Dengue virus.
Some studies suggest triclosan could have oncogenic properties, but more research is needed to confirm a causal link.
Combined tele-case management and tele-consultation was the most effective form of telemedicine for improving asthma control.
The legalization of marijuana in several states has led to increased use of the drug for both medicinal and recreational purposes.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis often use natural-product dietary supplements, but few disclose this to their healthcare providers.
Compassion and communication for both patients and families are among the most important factors involved in providing end-of-life care.
More than half of the new approvals of Breakthrough Therapy drugs were based on a single pivotal trial.
The safety and efficacy of Oxervate was evaluated in 2 independent, double-masked, randomized, multicenter, controlled clinical trials involving patients with moderate to severe neurotrophic keratitis.
The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Pediatric Committee has updated their 2012 evidence-based guidelines.
The criteria used to assess decision-making capacity for assisted suicide includes the patient's ability to comprehend relevant information and ability to understand the disorder and its consequences.
The first live birth after a uterus transplant was achieved in Sweden in 2014, followed by 4 more births, all from uteri provided by living donors.
The UK FAST campaign attempted to bolster patient response to both transient ischemic attack and minor stroke.