I've always believed that patients should have the right to make medical decisions about their own lives. ... But 2 major concerns have combined to change my opinion about remaining the doctor for patients who refuse to follow my advice.
After this 45-day period, physicians must go directly to the individual drug companies to rectify any false information.). ... I wanted to relay this story to alert other physicians to check out the website.
I would like to applaud Jack Ende, MD, MACP, for recent comments about his “back to the bedside” initiative in the President's Message in the June 2017 ACP Internist. ... More troubling is the thought that the uninsured, without an insurer to
Editor's note: Dr. Lien disclosed that she is a consultant for insulin manufacturers Sanofi-Aventis, Merck, Eli Lilly, and Novo Nordisk. ... Editor's note: Drs. Karl and Mahoney write on behalf of the Tucson and Contra Costa Chapters of the Citizens'
Given our propensity to share personal information, I shudder to think of where the details of the clinical encounter might end up. ... While this notion may have obvious appeal to the generation raised on social media, it speaks volumes to the rest of us
A letter to the editor addresses the primary care shortage in medical education. ... Failing to recognize the above realities is going to leave many smaller training programs in real jeopardy of no longer existing.