A reader reacts to ethics surrounding civilian and war-time prisoner containment.
1 Sep 2008
In two cases, a patient's use of key words led to anchoring errors in diagnosing an abdominal aortic aneurism and a classic case of intermittent claudication.
1 Nov 2008
CMS will publish some previously unreleased medically unlikely edits, which had made it nearly impossible for physicians to know whether the billed number of services resulted in denied charges without a specific reason.
1 Feb 2009
Post-stroke care often fragments after patients leave the hospital. Patients being treated by specialists should keep the primary care physician at the center of their follow-up regimen.
1 Oct 2009
Higher copayments lead to more hospitalizationsUnited and Aetna to continue paying consultation codes
2 Feb 2010
Physicians in Haiti face a new set of challenges as they stem the spread of infectious diseases and restore medical care to a country that had little before a devastating earthquake struck.
1 May 2010
Thoracic meeting features research on pulmonary diseases and ICUVitamin B12 declines in patients taking metformin
25 May 2010
Subspecialists leading the Internal Medicine 2010 cardiology pre-course offer advice, but also accept some from general internists about preventing cardiovascular events in high-risk patients.
1 Jun 2010
Taking care of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis involved a partnership between internists and subspecialists, agree physicians managing cardiovascular risks, cancer or infections.
1 Jul 2010
Chronic respiratory disease is projected to be the third most common cause of death by 2020, but it currently underestimated. This year's American Thoracic Society meeting focuses on issues to bring them to the attention of the rest of the medical community.
1 Jul 2010