Chronic diseases such as end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have now surpassed opportunistic infections as the leading cause of death among HIV-infected patients.
For decades, prostate cancer risk (PCa) stratification was based primarily on the architectural pattern of the tumor.
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
U.S. FDA gives food manufacturers 3 years to remove partially hydrogenated oils from the food supply.
Benefits were observed in Caucasian men and women consuming as much as 3.5 ounces of chocolate a day.
Dose-response association noted with increased fracture rates for fruit and vegetable intake below 5 servings/day.
One way to bring more business into a practice is to explore outsourcing.
Physicians should prepare carefully; consider finances, legal issues, and insurance.
Providers do not have to learn all of the new 68,000 codes in ICD-10. Here's what steps they should take.
Legal Issues in Medicine
Individual cognitive factors accounted for half of all contributing human factor nano-codes.
Academic health system uses nondisclosure clauses in most malpractice settlement agreements.
Understanding legal issues allows effective use of physician extenders, who can be beneficial in health care.
How to comply with HIPAA's risk assessment provision.
Secure messaging protocol allows for easy communication; meets HIPPA privacy, security rules.
In recent years, there have been widespread media reports of large breaches - millions of records compromised, followed by millions of dollars in fines.
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