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Improving access tops list of small-office tips

In a poorly organized practice, everything from refills to patient self-management suffers. ... Referrals, lab tracking, patient management … all are really dependent on a smooth, organized flow of information,” Dr.
June 2008

HIV prophylaxis means discussing sex, drugs with patients

The drugs are also contraindicated if a patient's creatinine clearance is less than 60 mL/min, the CDC cautioned. ... Cooke said. “If the patient says they are still in a monogamous relationship, then move on to something else.
September 2014

Fight back against feedback

If it's time to brush up on patient management skills, here's some suggested reading:.
January 2022

QD: News Every Day--Three easy tips to diagnose food allergies

pay close attention to signs of inconsistency, that is, if the patient can eat yogurt but not drink milk. ... The guidelines seek to establish consistency in terminology and definitions, diagnostic criteria and patient management practices that
January 2022

QD: News Every Day--New food allergy guidelines aid diagnosis, management

The agency will release a patient synopsis early next year. The guidelines establish consistent terminology and definitions, diagnostic criteria and patient management practices. ... Follow-up intervals depend upon the patient's history, allergy and age.
January 2022

Mind-body role may matter in heart disease

He added that physical activity, perhaps via a structured program such as cardiac rehabilitation, may fundamentally improve a patient's prognosis. ... It worked. The patient now shows up for regular visits and follows through with lab tests.
October 2015

Concussions cause cognitive concerns

Dr. Weber said internists can use the increased patient awareness as an opportunity for prevention. ... Diagnosis and management of sports-related concussions have their own challenges and advantages.
February 2019

QD: News Every Day--Pain's toll warrants new treatment approaches

Health care organizations should take the lead in developing innovative approaches and materials for patient self-management. ... Insurers and government health care programs are not designed to efficiently pay for an interdisciplinary approach of
January 2022

Make path to health one of least resistance

If the patient feels as if their physician is a) giving them strong advice on something and b) keeping track of whether they are doing it and praising them when they ... Johnson. “As soon as you realize that there's no such thing as a no-default option,
May 2008

Label change for pioglitazone-containing medications

testing of presumptive or possible positive results, which may take a week to a month, before making patient management decisions. ... To facilitate prioritization of confirmatory testing by the CDC or qualified laboratories, notify the laboratory of the
February 2017

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