On appeal, the court looked at a variety of cases to determine whether Dr K had a physician-patient relationship with Mr B based on the phone call between him and Dr M.
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A growing body of research suggests that patients are not always transparent with their physicians about critical information.
In this Q&A, Erica Johnson, MD, provides insight into the new oral antiviral medications that may soon be approved for the treatment of COVID-19.
To shed light on how clinical practice is dealing in this time of COVID-19, we spoke with Jesse Clark, DO, Associate Program Director of Education at the Community East Family Medicine Residency and Clinical Chairperson of Family Medicine at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Successful smoking cessation involves a 2-pronged approach, since there are 2 components to smoking – physiological and behavioral, according to Nervana Elkhadragy, PharmD, MS, TTS, of Purdue University, College of Pharmacy, Indianapolis.
The American College of Rheumatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation have released 2018 joint recommendations for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis.
Timely review and appropriate follow up on all patient reports is essential and must be part of a practice’s routine.
“Patients must feel that you are empathetic and do not judge them. This is key not only to discussing weight, but to any subject that comes up,” said Dr Windel Stracener, a family practitioner for 22 years.
It is essential to document warnings, especially significant ones, like this.
This month’s case examines what could happen when a clinician diagnoses and prescribes based on complaints being relayed to her, without seeing, or even directly speaking to, the patient.