Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.
"Consumers who aren't involved in manufacturing or distributing FDA regulated products should be on alert that if you get an FDA warning letter, it's probably fake, and probably a scam," said Gottlieb.
Gottlieb said "The charge to this new task force is to look for holistic solutions to addressing the underlying causes for these [drug] shortages."
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The Human Diagnosis Project, also known as Human Dx, aims to provide more accurate, affordable, and accessible care for all.
Being someone's emergency contact may mean even more as researchers use this information to study the heritability of various conditions.
Research findings suggest the need for greater adherence to a standardized set of policies aimed at improving transparency among clinical trial funders.
Healthcare providers traumatized by an adverse patient event are commonly referred to as "second victims" and may benefit from institutional and peer support to assist in recovery.
Researchers raise issues regarding interpretation of clinical trial results in the field of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force does not recommend screening with resting or exercise electrocardiography in asymptomatic individuals at low risk for cardiovascular disease events.
The American College of Physicians has released 7 position statements supporting equality in healthcare for women.
Physician asthma care education Plus training resulted in improvements in provider confidence, perceived skill in communicating cross culturally, and short-term asthma-specific outcomes.
An asthma care program improved implementation of guidelines as well as provider documentation in 65 community centers in 4 states that serve patients with asthma.
April 28, 2018 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
While overall gender diversity has improved in the healthcare profession, female physicians are still paid significantly less than their male counterparts.
As the #MeToo movement has gained strength, reports of sexual harassment at medical schools have mostly remained stagnant.
During the cold and flu season, the use and over-dosing of paracetamol is common, and may partially be driven by higher use of over-the-counter combination medications for the treatment of upper respiratory cold/flu symptoms.
When patients visiting an allergy/immunology outpatient clinic had expectations met regarding diagnosis and testing, they were more likely to be satisfied with their visit.
Spirometry may be underused for the diagnosis and monitoring of asthma in the primary care setting.
Although adherence to asthma guidelines tended to be higher in specialists, both specialists and primary care physicians had low adherence to specific core recommendations.
Prior authorizations for medications and diagnostic imaging continue to be a source of frustration for providers.