Tag: provider-patient communication

Patient Views on Dermatologic Surgery Antibiotic Use Vary

More than one-quarter of patients undergoing dermatologic surgery said they would prefer not to take an oral antibiotic, even if it could eliminate the risk...

First Mammography Guidelines for Older Breast Cancer Survivors

The first guidelines ever released for screening mammography for older survivors of breast cancer (>75 years) recommend that routine mammography be discontinued for women whose...

New HCM Guidelines Make Shared Decision-making Top Priority

Greater involvement of the patient and family in decision-making, clarity on the role of genetic testing and parameters for team-oriented care, and use of high-volume...

Prescribe Halloween Safety by Region, Current Conditions

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Halloween is fast approaching and retail stores are fully stocked with...

AAN Issues COVID-19 Ethical Guidance for Neurologists

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has issued new ethical guidance...

Why Clinicians’ Spiritual Health Matters in the COVID-19 Crisis

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 12, 2020 — On Friday, March 20, an identity-protected Georgia physician told CNN’s Sara Sidner,...

Maintaining Cancer Care in the Face of COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 —  Medical oncologist Anne Chiang, MD, PhD, is scrambling to maintain cancer care...