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Medical Scribes Up Productivity for Emergency Medicine Doctors

Medical Scribes Up Productivity for Emergency Medicine Doctors

Use of medical scribes in the emergency department improves physician productivity and reduces patient length of stay.

Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescription Common in Privately Insured

Only 12.8 and 35.5% of fills were appropriate, potentially appropriate in outpatients.

American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual

Manual focuses on patient-physician relationship in different scenarios, including telemedicine.

Opinion

Is Bed Rest Necessary in Pregnancy?

Although bed rest was once frequently advised in pregnancy, clinicians today routinely warn against bed rest for most pregnant patients due to potential negative effects.

Patient Management During the Holiday Season: What Clinicians Should Know

Although the holiday season may be joyous for some, others may feel the sting of depression; therefore, it is important to monitor patients during this time of year.

Obesity Medicine: Time for a Paradigm Shift?

Overweight patients often experience bias from the medical community, which may prevent them from seeking medical attention, even when it's necessary.

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