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Clinicians who provide emergency-only hemodialysis to undocumented immigrants experience moral distress and professional burnout

Moral Distress for Docs Providing Emergency-Only Hemodialysis

Docs describe burnout and emotional exhaustion; moral distress at seeing suffering and injustice
Stigmatizing language used in medical records to describe patients can influence medical students and residents in terms of their attitudes towards the patient and their clinical decision-making

Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care

Stigmatizing language may transmit bias, influence trainees' attitudes
Current percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) public reporting programs could have negative effects

Doctors May Avoid Performing PCI Due to Public Reporting

Sixty-five percent of cardiologists avoided PCI on two or more occasions due to reporting program concerns
Primary care providers view tests for genetic risks of common diseases as useful

Primary Care Providers Have Mixed Views on Genetic Tests

They find tests for genetic risk potentially useful, but lack confidence in interpreting results

April 2018 Briefing – Family Practice

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for April 2018. This roundup includes the...

April 2018 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for April 2018. This roundup includes the...
Physicians are generally comfortable with deprescribing for elderly patients

Doctors Generally Confident With Deprescribing for Elderly

Lack of time and difficulty engaging patients, caregivers reported as barriers to deprescribing
Physicians should be aware of the correct protocol for

Practices Should Be Aware of Correct Way to Fire Employees

Practices should be aware of basic employment laws in their state, which vary with number of employees
Enhancing physician education and training in nutrition is expected to improve engagement in diet counseling for outpatients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Reforms Suggested for Improving Medical Nutrition Education

Enhancing physician training will up engagement in diet counseling for patients with ASCVD
For patients with traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

ALS by Physician May Improve Traumatic Arrest Outcomes

Higher odds of 1 month survival with ALS by doctor vs EMS, BLS for traumatic out-of-hospital arrest