The Patient Advocate
The Open Notes project has had a profound effect on patients’ ability to play a more active role in their own health care.
Marie McCulla writing for the Philadelphia Inquirer at Philly.com in her post on May 11, 2014 reports on actions the Food and Drug Administration took last month approving a particular DNA test as an alternative to Pap Smears. Now medical
Too frequently women with precursors or early forms of cervical cancer suffer unnecessary pain or loss of life as a result of medical malpractice. Meyers Evans Lupetin & Unatin has represented women and their families in lawsuits alleging various forms
“Up to Date” is an online scientific medical practice resource available to physicians and anyone else who is willing to pay the annual subscription fee. Of interest, up-to-date now e-mails clinical “practice changing updates” to subscribers. The practice updates affect
Today we learn of a transformational event. Charles Bankhead writes today on medpagetoday.com about FDA approval of DNA testing for HPV as primary screening for cervical cancer. From Bankhead’s article I am not able to determine the genotypes which are
The practice of anesthesiology is broad in scope extending from the control of pain and consciousness in the operating room or elsewhere to the control of pain generally in the hospital or even in the outpatient setting. In the operating room, the anesthesiologist, in addition to having an extensive monitoring role, has independent responsibility for evaluating and supporting cardiopulmonary function. Because of their monitoring functions, anesthesiologists, as a rule, document their activities contemporaneously and more thoroughly than any healthcare provider other than perhaps the critical care nurse.