A U.S. trial found that elderly patients whose physicians had taken a two-hour online course in communication skills were more likely to have had screening discussions focused on shared decision making during a primary care visit.
16 Aug 2022
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1 Jan 2023
Patients gave higher ratings after a referral if the specialist trained with their primary care physician, a quasi-experimental study found.
10 Jan 2023
When used properly and in the correct situation, decision aids save time and costs by better meeting patient needs and increasing adherence.
1 May 2019
A randomized controlled trial found that a web-based decision aid tailored to older adults with chronic kidney disease (CKD) improved decision quality and clarified treatment preferences.
20 Dec 2022
Potentially beneficial complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies included omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, coenzyme Q10, D-ribose, and L-carnitine, the American Heart Association (AHA) said.
13 Dec 2022
HIPROT becomes an easy acronym to remember when evaluating hip pain, one expert said at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
1 Jul 2022
Clinicians were inconsistent in the information they shared with patients, while patients were not always receptive to deliberating together.
27 Feb 2018
In March 2021, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) expanded eligibility for lung cancer screening by setting the benchmark at a 20 pack-year smoking history for those ages 50 to 80 years who are current smokers or former smokers who have quit within the past 15 years.
1 Mar 2022
Among other recommendations, clinicians should treat patients with left ventricular (LV) thrombus after myocardial infarction using oral anticoagulants for three months, the American Heart Association (AHA) said.
20 Sep 2022