Search results for "Chronic Diseases"


 
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Fixing the system to fight burnout

The initiative uses the example of a practice that treats 1,000 patients with chronic diseases who each take 5 medications.
November 2016

Compression of disability should be everyone's health goal

How do we do that? Unfortunately, some people develop chronic diseases that we do not know how to prevent. ... However, any physician will tell you that much chronic disease develops because of lifestyle choices.
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--2 definitions may help treat Gulf War veterans with multisymptom illnesses

Two existing definitions of chronic multisymptom illness (CMI) should be used to guide research and treatment, the Institute of Medicine said. ... But a wide variation in symptoms, overlap with symptoms from other diseases and conditions, and a lack of
October 2019

For your health, generalists have great lasting value

We also need a generalist when we have several chronic diseases, and many patients fit that description.
October 2019

Separation of church and plate

Let us, indeed, let kids be kids, which should certainly include avoiding nasty chronic diseases formerly limited to mid-life and beyond. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management,
October 2019

Fish tales and prostate cancer

But while cancer, like other chronic diseases, can be propagated by inflammation, it also involves a rogue cell or cell colony escaping the immune system's constant police work. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Doctors, patients wish they knew each other better

The gap might be explained by doctors thinking of their overall effectiveness with all of their patients, including those with chronic pain conditions that are difficult to diagnose and treat, and
October 2019

From policy to results: How does it all come together?

The PCMH pilot tests are showing great promise in improving care of patients with chronic diseases while providing more financial support to physicians participating in them, but they have yet to ... Yet our efforts to improve care for patients with
March 2016

Managing pain in primary care: moving beyond the rock and the hard place

She had chronic abdominal pain, had been through unending diagnostic tests, referrals to pain centers and subspecialty consultation. ... For more information on chronic pain management I found the following site particularly informative:.
October 2019

Government employed physician—no thanks

Ageing populations, the exponential increase in chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, expensive new treatments—all at a time when most countries desperately need to curtail rising health care
October 2019

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