Has the publication or announcement of new study findings ever prompted an immediate change in the way you manage a patient's medical problem?
It is widely accepted that physicians are slow to change the way they practice. Numerous factors influence their clinical behavior, such as their medical training, what they learn at medical conferences, thought-leaders in their area, and accumulating scientific evidence of better ways to manage illness. Each year, thousands of studies are published in peer-reviewed medical journals or presented at medical conferences.
Renal & Urology News is curious as to how these new findings affect what physicians do in terms of patient care. Please take a few moments to answer our latest poll question:
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