Batya Swift Yasgur

MA, LSW

Most Recent Articles by Batya Swift Yasgur

Should Physicians Treat Family and Friends? Three Experts Weigh In

By Jun 19, 2018

Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.

Does Political Affiliation Influence Patient Care? An Interview With Anupam B. Jena, MD

By Jun 07, 2018

To shed further light on the study's implications, MPR interviewed lead author Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, Ruth L. Newhouse Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Tips on Improving Communication With Older Patients

By May 10, 2018

Communication with older patients can be complicated for several reasons.

Review: Treatment Recommendations for Biological Disasters

By Apr 17, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) classifies key biological agents into three categories: A, B, and C.

Addressing Sensitive Topics With Patients: An Interview With Windel Stracener, MD

By Feb 14, 2018

"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.

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