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Tiny ticks, big myths: Lyme disease pearls

Pearl No. 5: Tick removal should not be a complex procedure.
June 2017

Warning on IBS drug for patients without gallbladders

Photo by ThinkStock. A class I recall of SynchroMed II and SynchroMed EL implantable drug infusion pumps because a software issue may cause unintended drug delivery during a priming bolus procedure ... A safety alert about Transvascular Autonomic
May 2017

Top 10 afib pearls manage cardiology's ‘bread and butter’

Two meta-analyses of 63 afib studies found a 57% rate of single-procedure success of ablation with no antiarrhythmic drug therapy, a 71% multiple-procedure success rate without drug therapy, ... a 77% multiple-procedure success rate with drug therapy,
June 2015

Letters to the Editor

I think nowadays there is a serious lack of needed clinical bedside skills, and there is excess enthusiasm to perform procedures and rely on them for diagnosis.
September 2011

When will the lights go out on fee-for-service?

Physicians have been paid according to the number of visits or procedures they bill for a very long time, almost half a century for Medicare. ... Today, we know that the best thing for the patient is to help prevent illnesses or complications that
July 2011

A doctor who embraces change, personally and politically

Such systems typically rely on global budgets and price negotiation to help restrain health care expenditures, which may result in shortages of services and delays in obtaining elective procedures and limit
July 2013

Twitter: a medical help, hindrance or hype?

What's the effect of making this OR chat public? Although he was involved in one of the twittered procedures, surgeon James Peabody, MD, hasn't decided about the new technology ... yet. “I'm not sure how great an instructive tool it is. For medical
April 2009

Teach-back

All forum participants believe that inappropriate testing, unnecessary procedures and interventions, and other low-value services have resulted in a serious, international problem of rising cost of medical care, in addition ... Realign incentives to
April 2018

Sherpas wanted

Given the severity of his pain, he ended up going to a back specialist to get a procedure to fix the compression fractures and, presumably, reduce his pain. ... Unfortunately, his pain increased and changed after the procedure. It got so bad, in fact,
May 2020

How Medicare fee-for-service is like a 1965 Ford Mustang

Since its inception in 1965, the Medicare program has paid physicians based on how many visits and procedures they billed. ... It's also been criticized for undervaluing primary and cognitive care and overvaluing procedures.
May 2015

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