57% reported that defensive medicine hampers their decision making ability. EDITOR'S NOTE: QD: News Every Day will resume publication on April 26 following our live coverage from Internal Medicine 2010
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Editor’s note: I think that last one is true.). The survey found that 49% of Americans agreed with at least 1 of these conspiracy theories and 18% agreed with 3 ... Editor’s note: This blog post will self-destruct in 5 seconds. Commit it to memory
It's not just a physical but a connection with a well-trained physician. ... Yul Ejnes, FACP. Cranston, R.I. EDITOR’S NOTE: Dr. Ejnes is a College Regent and chair of the Medical Service Committee.
In other drug news, the CDC reports that 48,700 patients in the U.S. ... We love to hear from you! Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
When he puts it to a patient's chest, the device allows him to peer directly into the heart. ... EDITOR'S NOTE: ACP Hospitalist addressed portable ultrasound technology adoption in its May 2011 issue.]. .
It's a very hard thing to do. Which brings me to a last point. ... Editor's Note: Drs. Groopman and Hartzband are Fellows of the American College of Physicians, and they begin their new column, "Gray Matters," in the January 2012 edition of ACP Internist.
In today's hypercompetitive world, there is an ever-increasing drive to be stronger, smarter, faster, better. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.
Sexual dysfunction in women might not be something that's always covered in a primary care office visit. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor.
In our story this month, Charlotte Huff reviews the status of right-to-try laws in the U.S. ... Sincerely,. Jennifer Kearney-Strouse. Executive Editor, ACP Internist.
Editor's note: This post was originally published November 5, 2009.]. Some were surprised to read that after a pro basketball player swatted a bat out of the air, he had ... in Istanbul, made note of the practice and brought it back to England.