A growing body of research suggests that patients are not always transparent with their physicians about critical information.
All articles by Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW
Visits were shorter when the clinician’s responses explicitly focused on the patient’s affect.
A team of researchers affiliated with the University of Central Florida in Orlando listened to audio recordings of patient encounters and found that less than half of all jargon terms were explained.
The language in a patient’s medical record can convey information not only about the patient’s condition but about the attitude of the clinician writing the report.
The IDSA recommends that antibody therapy should be administered to patients with mild to moderate COVID-19 at high risk for progression to severe disease.
The researchers conducted 1103 surveys, encompassing 464 US physicians.
In the event of a likely scarcity of COVID-19 vaccines, a framework must be developed to inform who should get priority.
COVID-19 has brought unprecedented stress to society at large and perhaps most of all to frontline healthcare teams in a variety of settings. We spoke to an expert about teamwork during such trying times.
Physicians should remain cognizant that this is a rapidly and continually evolving situation and that, although some regulations are being relaxed as the country reopens, there might be an increase in cases.
The use of telemedicine has been surging since the onset of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), with millions of Americans now using this medium for connecting with their clinicians, according to a report that appeared in Kaiser Health News.1 The increase in use of this modality can be attributed to fears of contracting COVID-19, social distancing…
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