No matter how much pharmacologic therapy advances, patient behavior will remain a significant factor in the outcomes achieved.
Chronic diseases such as end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have now surpassed opportunistic infections as the leading cause of death among HIV-infected patients.
Daniel Canter, M.D., discusses narrow-band imaging (NBI) for visualization of bladder cancer.
Dr. Moe spoke about the importance of nephrology research and how a prize competition can facilitate the process.
Jonathan Harper, MD, of the UW School of Medicine in Seattle, explains his "Rolling Stones" concept as a feasible office procedure.
Renal Nutrition Update
Recommendation made in light of overreliance on herbicide glyphosate, a probable human carcinogen.
Regularly eating chili peppers, other spicy foods linked to lower mortality risk during study period.
People with a steady diet of foods such as processed meats and sugar-sweetened beverages had a 56% greater risk of acute coronary heart disease.
Recommendations include keeping a gratitude journal, enlisting peer support, learning new things.
Coding and incomplete documentation are thought to be the biggest challenges under ICD-10.
Each physician has to determine areas where there is room for improvement and the potential return on changes made.
Legal Issues in Medicine
Analysis found roughly 10% of cases were filed after 15-day deadline passed.
California court finds that state's cap on noneconomic damages is constitutional.
Individual cognitive factors accounted for half of all contributing human factor nano-codes.
Experts recommend keeping certain policies on file.
After the assessment is over, it's time to move forward to mitigate issues and fill gaps where breaches could occur.
Increase of 21.7% in incidents since last report; theft is costly to consumers.
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