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Submited by: AttendingDr Sup... on Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 06:57

Health 2.0 is the use of a specific set of Web tools (blogs, Podcasts, tagging, search, wikis, etc) by actors in healthcare including doctors, patients, and scientists, using principles of open source and generation of content by users, and the power of networks in order to personalize health...

Submited by: AttendingDr Sup... on Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 06:52

Asbestos refers to a group of minerals that occur naturally and that can be separated into thin fibers. The fibers are heat- and fire-resistant, which led many industries to use them for a variety of different purposes, including as insulation during the 20th century. With the widespread use of...

Submited by: AttendingDr Sup... on Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 06:37

In today's world patient wants convenience and reliable source of information, for which they turn to social media. They want things to be easy and quick even when they are looking for doctor or a dentist. People modify their health based decision based on what information they get from internet...

Submited by: AttendingDr Sup... on Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 06:28

Why no one ever discusses about working hours of doctors? Putting a 24 hour work shift is not only unsafe for patient but also affects a doctor's health and state of mind. Residents in America are expected to spend up to 80 hours a week in the hospital and endure single shifts that routinely...

Submited by: AttendingDr Sup... on Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 06:16

After years of big promises, telemedicine is finally living up to its potential.
Driven by faster internet connections, smartphones and transforming insurance standards, more health providers are turning to electronic communications to do their jobs. Doctors are linking up with patients by...

Submited by: AttendingDr Sup... on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 13:46

An increasing number of doctors are ditching insurance companies and working directly with patients. Instead they are setting up cash-only medical practices where doctors deal directly with patients on financial matters. This immediately shifts the doctor-patient relationship. What doctors have...

Submited by: AttendingDr Sup... on Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 08:11

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. The act, which was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in August 1996, contains five sections, or titles...

Submited by: AttendingDr Sup... on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 02:38

Nurse practitioners are the principal group of advanced-practice nurses delivering primary care in the United States.
The employment of more nurse practitioners (NPs) is one of the most promising ways to expand the capacity of medical group practices to meet the projected needs for primary...

Submited by: AttendingDr Sup... on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 07:27

The health care provider shortage is often described as a primary care physician shortage. Because of their general medical background, PAs have flexibility in the types of medicine they can practice. Thus, they can be responsive to changing healthcare needs. Additionally, they are uniquely...

Submited by: AttendingDr Sup... on Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 04:46

The way consumers buy is changing every day and medical practices are not exempt from this process. In order to ensure a competitive place in the healthcare market, it is important to be aware of the main marketing trends for Healthcare and design your marketing strategy accordingly.

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Submited by Neerja Bisht MD on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 01:33

Outpatient surgical care has become a commonly employed practice these days. An increasing number of surgeries can be done on an out-patient basis. Thyroidectomy has also adopted this approach and over 4000 such procedures have been performed successfully. The American Thyroid Association (ATA)...

Submited by Neerja Bisht MD on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 01:28

Primary percutaneous intervention (PPCI) is an accepted norm in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). It has been the recommended perfusion procedure when it can be administered by an experienced team within 90–120 min from patient’s first medical contact.

In the...

Submited by Neerja Bisht MD on Friday, February 28, 2014 - 03:28

Do not prescribe and dispense combination drug products that contain more than 325 milligrams (mg) of acetaminophen: FDA recommendation

The USFDA has now (as reported on 01/14/2014) recommended discontinuing prescribing and dispensing prescription combination drug products that contain...

Submited by Neerja Bisht MD on Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 06:14

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association publishes new guidelines for prevention of stroke in women

Women are more prone to stroke than men, according to a recently published report (Stroke. 2014;45:000-000). It is estimated that stroke and it’s after effects will affect...

Submited by Neerja Bisht MD on Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 06:09

Hydrocodone products likely to become a schedule II drug by December 2014

Hydrocodone, an opioid, is used by millions of Americans suffering from conditions leading to chronic pain. Physicians prescribe the drug to improve the quality of life in their patients.
The U.S. Food and...

Submited by Neerja Bisht MD on Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 04:55

Evidence- based management of anxiety in epilepsy
Anxiety is as common a symptom observed in patients with epilepsy as depressive symptoms, and is often overlooked. It is now clear that anxiety in the presence of depression is responsible in the number of patients attempting suicide....

Submited by Neerja Bisht MD on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 05:57

Skeletal effects of vitamin D deficiency are well established. Vitamin D supplementation can reduce the incidence of rickets, falls and fractures. The non-skeletal effects such as cardiovascular and renal diseases, cancer, autoimmune, neurological and infectious diseases and link to vitamin D...

Submited by Neerja Bisht MD on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 05:50

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just approved Northera capsules (droxidopa) for the treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH). “People with neurogenic orthostatic hypotension are often severely limited in their ability to perform routine daily activities that require...

Submited by Neerja Bisht MD on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 05:36

FDA Advisory Panel Votes Against Cangrelor Approval
In a recent ruling, the USFDA advisory panel consisting of the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC) voted against approving cangrelor, in the PCI setting and in the Bridging setting. The Medicines Company was seeking...

Submited by Neerja Bisht MD on Monday, February 17, 2014 - 05:39

Role of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration in melanoma
Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology (US-FNAC) can detect early lymph node metastases in many malignant conditions aiding early diagnosis. This procedure is now successfully being used in patients with melanoma for...