Batya Swift Yasgur

MA, LSW

Most Recent Articles by Batya Swift Yasgur

Next Steps for HCV Patients Post-SVR: Best Practice Recommendations

By May 16, 2017

A clinical practice update for patients who have achieved a sustained virologic response following antiviral treatment for HCV infection.

Clinicians Discuss the Pros and Cons of Medical Scribes

By May 04, 2017

The use of scribes has garnered a generally positive research base for being effective in improving clinician satisfaction. Nevertheless, there are concerns regarding a potentially negative impact on the physician-patient relationship.

Cause Celeb: How Star Power Impacts Public Health

By Mar 16, 2017

It is important not to be annoyed or dismiss celebrity-recommended remedies, as this can weaken the physician-patient relationship, especially "in cases of strong celebrity adoration."

Genetic Testing Abused by Patient with Factitious Disorder

By Mar 08, 2017

The patient presented with complaints of increased muscle tone in her back muscles and the right side of her body starting in adolescence.

AACE/ACE 2017 T2DM Algorithm: New Therapies and Management Approaches

By Feb 17, 2017

Building on previous algorithms, the 2017 edition includes an updated section on lifestyle therapy as well as a discussion of all classes of obesity, antihyperglycemic, lipid-lowering, and hypertensive medications approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) through December 2016.

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