Surgery

Surgeons' disclosures of clinical adverse events

Surgeons who reported they were less likely to discuss preventability of an adverse event, or who reported difficult communication experiences, were more negatively affected by disclosure than others, according to a study ...

HIV & AIDS

The Charlie Sheen effect on HIV prevention

On November 17, 2015 actor Charlie Sheen on NBC's Today Show publicly disclosed he was human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive. For some time scientists and advocates have recognized the importance of celebrity in public ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Public disclosure of antibiotic harms cuts prescription rates

(HealthDay)—Public disclosure of the potential harms of antibiotic use is associated with a reduction in antibiotic prescription rates for upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), according to a research letter published ...

Health

Patient-doc relationship affects alternative med use disclosure

(HealthDay)—Patient-centered communication with a physician can improve the likelihood of cancer patients disclosing the use of complementary health approaches (CHAs), according to a study published online Nov. 11 in Cancer.

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