About a decade ago, several reports throughout the United States indicated that ED visits were on the rise for unsupervised pediatric medication exposures. “As a result of
Studies have shown that women and younger patients are at increased risk for mental stress when compared with the male or older counterparts, respectively. Whether or not
One of the most anticipated surveys among the physician community has been released by Medscape. Most specialties saw an increase in compensation between 4% and 12%. Two
While use of perioperative β-blockers is a widely accepted practice when managing patients undergoing cardiac surgery, using these medications in people who receive non-cardiac surgery is controversial.
Millions of Americans who use the ED each year are subsequently referred for outpatient care and follow-up with other physicians or clinics and prescribed necessary medications following
Recent data show that that the number of prescriptions being written for opioids to manage pain has quadrupled over the past decade in the United States. In
This Physician’s Weekly feature on new BMI cut points for diabetes in Asian Americans was completed in cooperation with the experts at the American Diabetes Association.
Exercise stress tests are commonly used to determine if patients need invasive cardiac testing and to inform treatment decisions. Patients with abnormal electrocardiograms (EKG) findings during exercise