Fragmented care can make it difficult, if not impossible, for primary care physicians to know all the drugs a patient is taking or even whether the patient has been hospitalized with ... But if you're more of an art of medicine doctor and into
First among them is teamwork. “It's why people don't like primary care. ... In some programs, subspecialists have protested the devotion of resident time to primary care.
not supplant a long-term relationship between patients and their primary care physicians. ... people who have 1 or more primary care visits in a year, to drop, he said.
Primary care doctors can check whether patients are still using the device during office visits for any other reason, Dr. ... It's understandable that busy primary care doctors are so focused on treating the immediate medical issue at hand that sleep
target dose before being transferred back to their primary care clinicians for maintenance treatment, Dr. ... For Cheryl J. Ho, MD, a homeless health care primary care internist and addiction medicine specialist at Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospital
Rates of splenectomy are declining, but thromboembolic disease following splenectomy is now more recognized and therefore being diagnosed more frequently in the primary care setting. ... If the primary care provider has experience managing thrombosis,
A survey of binge eating and obesity treatment practices among primary care providers. ... Screening for childhood eating disorders in primary care. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry.
Primary care shortage: IMGs filled in gaps, but that's changing CDC says. ... As the primary care physician shortage worsens, international medical graduates (IMGs) have been critical to filling in gaps in care, especially in underserved areas, according
There is already a shortage of primary care physicians and physicians in some basic specialties like general surgery, neurology and rheumatology. ... population. Primary care doctors spend more time talking with patients and managing health care without
Stress, burnout are thinning primary care's ranks. This post by ACP Member Kevin Pho, MD, originally appeared on MedPage Today's KevinMD.com. ... Doctors are also less likely to have their own primary care physician--and more apt to abuse prescription