Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.
Universal health coverage has been proposed as a way of improving access to healthcare in low- and middle-income countries.
The role of mHealth technologies, including smartphone applications and wearable sensors that enable real-time health monitoring, has become more prevalent within the last decade.
Standard pen needles have an outer cover and removable inner needle cover, while safety pen needles have an outer cover and a fixed inner needle shield that is not removed before an injection.
Patients and their families are advocating for their right to access the latest medical research papers to help find potential treatments and understand health conditions.
Disproportionate familial duties, few women in positions of leadership, a low retention rate of women, and unequal compensation contribute to gender inequality in the fields of pulmonary medicine, critical care, and sleep medicine.
Mandatory genetic testing may also constitute an undue threat to employee autonomy and privacy.
The American Heart Association has updated their disaster resources page with the latest tips to keep in mind when counseling patients ahead of a natural disaster.
In a sea of job postings, candidates will flock to a certain type of ad. Here's what they're looking for.
Compassion and communication for both patients and families are among the most important factors involved in providing end-of-life care.
More than half of the new approvals of Breakthrough Therapy drugs were based on a single pivotal trial.
Appropriate and standardized regulation of mobile medical applications may enable faster adoption and integration of these technology platforms in the health care environment
Can Chaplains Guide Clinical Decision Making? An Ethical Assessment of Spirituality in the Exam Room
Medical teams that are willing to engage with and be informed by patients' religious worldviews are able to more effectively make clinical decisions.
A providers' capacity to feel compassion is affected in part by the practice environment.
In recent years, more healthcare professionals are choosing to work for organizations rather than starting their own practice.
There are arguments for and against pulmonology practices prohibiting medical staff from using smartphones while working. Where do you stand on this issue?
Medicare beneficiaries spent more out of pocket for generic medications used to treat cardiovascular disease than patients using standalone prescription drug plans.
Wellness travel comes in many forms: from coastal bike rides to weeklong workout programs with celebrity trainers.
Hiring the right people for your pulmonology practice will help it grow. How can you assemble an all-star staff?
The draft guidance, Innovative Approaches for Nonprescription Drug Products, applies to drugs under the New Drug Application (NDA) process and "is intended to extend that NDA pathway to include therapeutic indications that have not, historically, been available for use without a prescription," said Gottlieb in a press statement.
"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.