Whatever strategy you employ to encourage vaccinations, it is important to be respectful and empathize with your patient’s concerns and perspectives.
Findings revealed in national survey of US adults with family incomes of less than $125,000
Medical ethicist David J. Alfandre, MD, MS, addresses the quandary of deciding who gets priority in the allocation of healthcare resources, an issue of particular relevance today now that COVID-19 vaccinations are underway.
In the event of a likely scarcity of COVID-19 vaccines, a framework must be developed to inform who should get priority.
Prioritization of patients’ well-being can lead physicians to neglect their own well-being, including their mental health.
Most study authors at the 2019 Society of Gynecologic Oncology Annual Meeting failed to disclose industry relationships, a study found.
An appreciation of the virtues one wishes to embody can help to navigate the complex ethical dilemmas physicians may face during the COVID-19 crisis.
Meeting public demand for an urgently needed effective medication quickly and safely during a pandemic involves difficult tradeoffs.
Successful smoking cessation involves a 2-pronged approach, since there are 2 components to smoking – physiological and behavioral, according to Nervana Elkhadragy, PharmD, MS, TTS, of Purdue University, College of Pharmacy, Indianapolis.
Physicians should frame treatment options by their “harms and benefits,” not by their “risks and benefits.”