Tag: attending

Do Videos Show Med Student Abuse or Rite of Passage?

It’s a routine day at the hospital. A patient arrives with a suspicious leg swelling. A medical student on duty says the likely cause is...

Church Requires COVID Vaccination for In-Person Service

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. One Atlanta church says you must have proof of COVID-19 vaccination...

Physicians Wearing White Coats Rated More Experienced

Physicians wearing white coats were rated as significantly more experienced and professional than peers wearing casual attire. Regardless of their attire, however, female physicians were...

Summer Campers Spread COVID at Home, Follow-Up Finds

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. After SARS-CoV-2 spread at a sleepaway camp in Georgia last summer,...

Medicare Struggles to Expand Diabetes Prevention Program

Damon Diessner tried for years to slim down from his weight of more than 400 pounds, partly because his size embarrassed his wife but even...

Highly Respected, Beloved Pediatric Neurologist Dies

Verne Strudwick Caviness, Jr, MD, PhD, a highly respected pediatric neurologist and researcher, died at his home in Rockport, Massachusetts, on July 6. He was...

Walking Speed Following Stroke a Good Predictor of Recovery?

Walking speed after stroke may help predict which patients will show greater post-rehab improvement in their ability to simultaneously walk and perform a second task,...

Diversity of Pediatric Residents, Fellows Continues to Lag

Researchers acknowledged that some of the factors contributing to the low proportion of minorities in the pediatric workforce may include educational disparities starting in primary...

The Realities of ‘No Jab, No Job’ for Healthcare Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Six of Dr. Eric Berger’s 47 staff members left his Philadelphia...

A Teachers Union Shaped CDC School Guidance. Is That a Problem?

When the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued much-anticipated guidelines for school reopening in February, some critics argued that the nation’s premier health...

Mayo Clinic Top Doc Ousted Over Sexual Relations With Mentees

When a prominent and highly published medical oncologist left the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota in 2018, there were no details as to why. Axel Grothey,...

Virtual EULAR Congress Aims for Patient-Inclusive Programming

Although clinicians and researchers dominate attendance at medical conferences, patients have always been welcome at many such meetings. The movement of most conferences to an...

‘Hidden Tongue-Ties’ in Infants Have Scant Scientific Backing

When Amanda Green had a baby in 2015, she had no idea how hard it would be to feed him. After struggling to breastfeed for...

Doc Who Died of COVID Leaves Family $20M Baseball Card Collection

A Tampa, Florida neurologist who died of COVID-19 complications has bequeathed to his family a baseball card collection estimated at $20 million to be auctioned...

Hyperinvasive Care, Better Cardiac Arrest Outcomes?

Patients with refractory out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) receiving “hyperinvasive” rather than standard care had better overall outcomes, researchers in the randomized Prague OHCA trial conclude....

Quick and Easy Parenting Assessment Could Prevent Adverse Events

A parenting assessment can add value to a clinic visit by facilitating conversations about discipline and potentially mitigating adverse childhood experiences, based on survey data...

A New Biomarker of Traumatic Brain Injury?

Plasma levels of von Willebrand factor may be a useful biomarker of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its severity, new research suggests. “Reliable detection of...

COVID-19 Infection Conveys Imperfect Immunity in Young Adults

Do your patients think that getting COVID-19 is fully protective against subsequent reinfection? Tell it to the Marines. A study of U.S. Marine recruits on...

Patients With Cancer Need Both Doses of COVID Vax

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The first report on responses to COVID-19 vaccination among patients with...

At-Home HPV Swab Tests for Cervical Screening in UK Trial

A trial of an at-home human papillomavirus (HPV) swab test has begun in London, United Kingdom, as part of an initiative to increase uptake of...

Did Unrecognized Cardiac Amyloidosis Hinder Recent HFpEF Trials?

Screening for cardiac amyloidosis and excluding patients with cardiac amyloidosis from trials of new therapies for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) may increase...

Orthodox Jewish Docs Wrestle With COVID-19, Bad Press

For Orthodox Jewish communities in New York City and surrounding areas, the pandemic experience started with Purim. The holiday is usually joyous, commemorating the salvation...

Diversification of Dermatology Workforce Takes Shape

Stephanie Flores-Pollack, MD, a dermatology resident at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, began considering the field of dermatology when, as part of the Latino Medical...

Independent Physicians Finally Getting Vaccine for Themselves

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians unaffiliated with healthcare systems continue to have difficulties obtaining COVID-19...

Study Confirms Key COVID-19 Risk Factors in Children

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.   Children and adolescents who receive positive COVID-19 test results are...