Pediatrics

Variation in workload for pediatric residents

(HealthDay)—There is considerable variation in workload intensity among pediatric residents, according to a study published online June 29 in Pediatrics.

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Nursing homes starting to offer more individualized menus

On a recent Thursday, the staff at Sunny Vista Living Center in Colorado Springs bustled in the kitchen. The phone rang with a last minute order as Chris Willard tended to a large pot of Thai-style soup with fresh ginger, ...

Cardiology

Antithrombotic rx could be optimized for older A-fib patients

(HealthDay)—A considerable proportion of older patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) are not prescribed antithrombotics, according to a study published online April 7 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics.

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Dr. Mom and Dr. Dad: Juggling roles during residency training

More and more physicians are becoming parents during their medical residency training. While most residency programs offer support for resident physicians during pregnancy, no formal ways to support parenting residents exist ...

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When it comes to physician shortages, don't forget psychiatrists

Dr. Gerald Maguire, chair and professor of psychiatry and neuroscience in the UCR School of Medicine, testified March 9 on access to mental health services, severe shortages of mental health providers and strategies the medical ...

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