From MedPage Today comes this story about Cliff Willmeng, a registered nurse, who was fired from United Hospital in St. Paul, MN, in May. Willmeng believes the hospital board is investigating his conduct due to his standing up for his own safety and that of other nurses when he pressed for hospital scrubs over using […]
In this article from the Patient Pages of JAMA, it’s said that the risk of contracting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) during air travel is lower than from an office building, classroom, supermarket, or commuter train. Read on to educate your patients on the precautions they can take – and why – to ensure their flying […]
In this opinion piece from MedPage Today, the authors state “anti-psychiatry” was “formerly a healthy corrective, but the movement now distracts from real problems and actively hurts people, existing as a disorganized entity outside of mainstream medicine, largely propagated on social media and in non-peer-reviewed sources…that evade scientific dialogue and critique.”
In this article from MedPage Today, sources claim the pandemic is a major reason for the spike, with some applicants finding a calling in medicine, while others are looking for something to fill idle time or combat uncertainty. No matter the reason, the potential for even stiffer competition is there as student slots remain largely […]
In this survey conducted by Medscape – the National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report 2020 – more than 15,000 physicians were asked about their emotional and physical wellbeing, with 42% reported feeling burned out. Where does oncology rank on the list?