Search results for "Screening and Prevention"

Results 1 - 10 of about 16 for "Screening and Prevention".

Lung screening's benefits, challenges

In the NLST, false-positive rates were 27.2% in the first year of screening and 15.9% in the second year, according to data published in the 2021 Task Force ... Low-dose CT screening is still the new kid on the block compared with mammography and other
March 2022

From the College

The six 1-hour sessions include:. 1. Eliminating Healthcare Waste and Over-ordering of Tests. ... 2. Healthcare Costs and Payment Models. 3. Utilizing Biostatistics in Diagnosis, Screening and Prevention.
September 2013

CDC seeks more testing for ‘huge uptick’ in HCV incidence

hepatitis C, according to one expert at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ... You've got both [groups of] people: older individuals who need to be screened, but, as well, there's this huge prevention [and] early intervention opportunity
January 2016

Patient-physician communication

To assess patients' expectations about screening and prevention, researchers surveyed them about the benefits of screening for breast and bowel cancer, as well as drugs to prevent hip fracture and cardiovascular ... D]octors should be aware that many
November 2012

Managing HIV with testing, prevention

It's very rewarding to be able to get these patients into care when we have such effective tools for prevention and treatment.”. ... In general, given recent advances in testing, prevention, and treatment, general internists are perfectly positioned to
March 2020

Integrating routine HIV screening into practice

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HIV in the United States: at a glance. ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Association of Public Health Laboratories.
September 2016

ACP Highlights: What's new in other College publications

A dengue fever outbreak in Brazil has led ACP to offer for free its module on the prevention, diagnosis and management of dengue fever, dengue hemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome. ... In its 480 modules, PIER covers not only individual diseases
June 2008

Calmer talk needed about mammography

The USPSTF represents an evidence-based view by experts in screening and prevention, and most of them are also clinicians in primary care fields of medicine.”. ... personalized cancer screening … [and that] personalized risk assessment and screening
February 2010

Rethinking the value of the annual exam

A mid-level team member could do the initial routine screening and identify issues that require attention by the physician, he said. ... ACP Patient Summaries. This College resource provides summaries of ACP guidelines for a wide range of diseases and
January 2010

Learning to learn: Simulators are easy, inexpensive to make

skills and procedures that can be used in the office and inpatient settings. ... skills. Topics include arthrocentesis and joint injections, common skin biopsy techniques, efficiency through effective communication, screening and prevention of diabetic
October 2010

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