Recommendations on health care attire attempt to balance risk of cross-transmission with professional appearance
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America recently issued recommendations on attire for health care personnel who work in non-operating-room settings.
28 Jan 2014
Internal medicine staff can be the starting point for acute cases of food poisoning, starting the screening process on the telephone and helping determine which patients should be sent right to the ED. But they can also help patients afterward, as they manage potentially long-term complications.
1 Oct 2016
Free patient resource on adult vaccines available
17 Aug 2010
Bupropion combined with weight-focused counseling helps women quit
30 Mar 2010
Tylenol recall expanded
22 Jun 2010
Experts are looking at ways to prevent the world's next superbug before it actually causes an epidemic.
1 Sep 2015
Telemonitoring in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients at high risk for exacerbations did not affect hospital readmissions or improve quality of life, according to a new study.
29 Oct 2013
Face shields on top of masks may be another avenue in fighting the global COVID-19 pandemic.
1 Jul 2020
Internists are piecing together technology to improve their practice management, but too many pieces are more of a puzzle than a picture. All the new devices ultimately need to lead to better care, the experts urge.
1 Apr 2012
Patients' perceptions of waiting are key to their satisfaction, and therefore return and referral business. Making waiting rooms more like living rooms is one way to increase patient satisfaction and reduce frustration with delays.
1 Feb 2009