Medications

Remdesivir use growing globally in COVID-19 patients

Worldwide more physicians are using remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients, according to a survey released May 21 by Sermo, a global health care polling company and social platform for physicians.

Health

Women almost twice as likely to choose primary care as men

Analysis of osteopathic medical school survey data reveals women are 1.75 times more likely to choose primary care than men, according to a study in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Researchers sought ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fear of COVID-19 keeping adults from emergency care

(HealthDay)—Adults are avoiding emergency medical care for fear of catching COVID-19, according to a poll released April 28 by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

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Physician

A physician, medical practitioner, doctor of medicine, doctor of osteopathic medicine, or medical doctor practices medicine, and is concerned with maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and injury. This is accomplished through a detailed knowledge of anatomy, physiology, diseases and treatment — the science of medicine — and its applied practice — the art or craft of medicine.

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