News tagged with medical practitioners
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have developed and validated a new tool, the first of its kind, to measure how well emergency department physicians administer a brief intervention ...
Addiction Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
According to the latest survey of UK hourly pay by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) female doctors' pay lags behind their male colleagues by 28.6%.
Other Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
More than 70 per cent of doctors faced verbal or written aggression and almost a third confronted physical aggression in the workplace over a 12-month period, according to new research.
Health Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A few days ago, Hazem left his wife and 11-month-old son in England and flew to Turkey with another Syrian-born doctor from Manchester to offer help on the front line in Aleppo.
Other Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Fast-growing retail medical clinics are attracting more older patients and delivering more preventive care, particularly flu shots and other vaccinations, according to a new study from the RAND Corporation.
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- General practitioners (GPs) lack the knowledge and ability to adequately provide long-term contraceptive care to women in their practices, according to new research.
Health Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Even though autism symptoms typically emerge before age 3, most children with autism are diagnosed when they're 5 or older, a new snapshot of autism in America shows.
Autism spectrum disorders May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Recent studies have shown that palliative care interventions aimed at addressing patients' emotional, spiritual and social needs have a significant impact on cancer patients' quality of life and may even improve cancer patients' ...
Cancer May 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Celebrity appeals for British men to fondle their testicles to detect early signs of cancer are a waste of time and possibly harmful, an opinion piece published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) says.
Cancer Mar 29, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP) -- Insurance company Kaiser Permanente Colorado is offering cash to Coloradans to lose weight and keep it off.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- More than 5,000 people are expected to show up for free medical care at a Los Angeles arena starting Thursday.
Health Oct 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A tropical plant said to be nutritional dynamite is being plugged by Sierra Leone's government as a natural cure-all in the country, which has some of the worst health indicators in the world.
Health Sep 17, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 5
Medical practitioners need to implement new strategies for decreasing adverse drugs reactions among seniors, conclude the authors of a scientific literature review led by Michael Steinman, MD, a physician and geriatrics researcher ...
Medications Aug 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Improvements in quality of care associated with the GP pay for performance scheme in the UK appear to have been achieved at the expense of small detrimental effects on non-incentivised aspects of care, finds a study published ...
Health Jun 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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