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.
In the event of a likely scarcity of COVID-19 vaccines, a framework must be developed to inform who should get priority.
Lipid-lowering therapies are key to the prevention of cardiovascular (CV) events and CV-related mortality.
In the United States, less than one-quarter of women eligible for bone mineral density testing are screened, leaving many women at risk for fractures.
Mechanistic and outcomes studies are warranted to elucidate the lipid paradox and CVD risk in rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Long-acting reversible contraception, such as hormonal and non-hormonal intrauterine devices (IUDs) and hormonal implants, have been proven safe and effective for adolescent patients.
Several studies have assessed the potentially increased rate and the management of osteoporotic and fragility fractures during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When talking about work issues, Dr Bernstein recommends trying not to focus too much on how awful things are because it can be disheartening.
Practices need to know all of the components of their health information systems to determine potential vulnerabilities.
Meeting public demand for an urgently needed effective medication quickly and safely during a pandemic involves difficult tradeoffs.
By connecting on a personal level, medical practices may have better results in getting patients to settle their accounts.
Hackers have penetrated healthcare providers’ computer systems to encrypt information and demand money for its release.
There has been a significant surge in the use of growth hormone to improve athletic ability and combat aging despite no clear supporting evidence.
Deep learning has shown substantial promise to date in automated image analysis towards the accurate diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy.
Off-label use of glucocorticoids and over-the-counter supplements is common for adrenal fatigue, a condition characterized by a constellation of nonspecific symptoms.
From an ethical perspective, disclosing adverse events to patients is predicated on the idea that physicians have obligations to tell the truth, but physicians may worry that apologizing will incur greater responsibility for liability.
Patient evaluation, follow-up testing, and treatment differ based on lesion size and presence of hormone abnormalities with pituitary incidentalomas.
The position paper developed by the European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy provides recommendations for lipid management in rheumatoid arthritis.
In-hospital use of continuous glucose monitoring may offer improvements in glycemic control and reduced exposure to COVID-19 for healthcare professionals.
The use of telemedicine has been surging since the onset of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), with millions of Americans now using this medium for connecting with their clinicians.