Search results for "Chronic Illness"

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From the College More than 30 million people in the U.S. act as caregivers for individuals with acute and chronic illness. ... More than 30 million people in the U.S. act as caregivers for individuals with acute
January 2010

Internists interacting with retail clinics

Mehrotra said. “The vast majority of what an internist is doing couldn't be addressed by a retail clinic, except they're starting to get into this area of chronic illness ... To date, there has been no comparison of retail clinics and physicians'
February 2016

Cost sharing

chronic illness, or those who are elderly.”.
July 2016

The best self-management is ‘specific, do-able and realistic’

chronic illness. ... That helps keep patients from becoming discouraged or giving up, especially those with chronic illness or those who are developing them because of serious health risks.
April 2008

Advance care planning should be a standard

Internists can take advantage of certain opportunities within a patient's disease trajectory to initiate or review end-of-life preferences, such as a newly diagnosed chronic illness. ... Improving Your End-of-Life Care Practice,” from ACP, includes 12
November 2016

Men's health

Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy (FACIT)–Fatigue scale (odds ratio, 1.23; P=0.30).
February 2016

Moving toward patient-centered care

The PCMH practice provides for all of a patient's health care needs or appropriately arranges care with other qualified professionals, including preventive services, treatment of acute and chronic illness and
February 2010

Helping older patients 'age in place'

Helping them do so involves identifying functional status, as well as the more familiar role of diagnosing a disease or managing a chronic illness, experts said. ... Certain life events, such as falls, syncope, sudden changes in function, or illness or
May 2017

Fibromyalgia characterized by controversy

etiology. Physicians can't cure chronic pain from fibromyalgia outright, so patients should have reasonable expectations. ... Wolfe said, the illness is “entirely subjective,” as diagnosis is now usually based on reported symptoms.
September 2016

Prepping IM residents for primary care

population with increasingly complex chronic illness,” Dr.
May 2017

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