Investigators performed a comprehensive review on the prevalence of nonprescription antibiotic use in the United States and analyzed the factors that influence it.
Although not definitive, results suggest that biases linking surgery with men and family medicine with women may be widespread across the United States among surgeons.
In cases in which an error is made in the care of an unrepresented patient, the absence of a surrogate does not preclude the clinician’s ethical responsibilities to document, disclose, and, insofar as possible, rectify the mistake.
In this observational study, investigators analyzed the relationship between the independent contributions of a patient’s neighborhood and its local hospital’s service area and risk for 30-day readmission.
The largest barrier to care for transgender persons is a lack of knowledgeable providers who offer appropriate and culturally competent care.
According to the findings of a recent review, the Food and Drug Administration rarely disagrees with recommendations made by its advisory committees.
Article offers 5 concrete protocols for supporting trainees when they encounter patient discrimination.
Investigators sought to determine how frequently information treated as confidential with regard to New Drug Applications or Biologics License Applications is available to the public.