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Palliative care (PC) can help reduce emergency department use, hospitalizations, and symptom burden across a spectrum of diseases. To assist clinicians in keeping their expertise current, the authors reviewed and summarized the top PC articles of 2020. The analysis included 28 PC intervention trials for heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and dementia.
Cardiology October 3rd 2022
Bias Against International Medical Graduates in the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Recruitment Process: Findings From a Nationwide Survey of Fellowship Program Directors
More than one-third of US hematologists and oncologists and one-quarter of all practicing doctors in the US are international medical graduates (IMGs). IMGs, which include both US citizens and legal permanent residents as well as foreigners, are classified as doctors who have completed medical school outside of the US and Canada. IMGs frequently encounter considerable obstacles when applying for fellowships and residencies.
Hematology September 26th 2022
Two Surprising Reasons Behind the Obesity Epidemic: Too Much Salt, Not Enough Water
The founding editor of Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology teases out for us our physiologic response to salt, sugar, fat, and water that creates a recipe for obesity – a recipe being used daily by many Americans with obvious results. His recommendation? “Drinking more water and reducing salt intake offer cheap, easy and healthy strategies that may prevent or treat obesity.” Click to see the evidence behind the conclusion.
Cardiology September 6th 2022
The Psychiatrists’ Report: The Changing State of Our Own Mental Health
The demand for mental health treatment soars alongside an ongoing physician shortage and an increase in physician burnout. What is the toll paid by the mental health experts? How do they see the issues and how are they dealing with them? Read the study analysis here.
Psychiatry September 6th 2022
Duration of Symptoms and Association with Positive Home Rapid Antigen Test Results After Infection with SARS-CoV-2
These data suggest that a negative rapid antigen test in individuals with residualsymptoms could provide reassurance about ending isolation.
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