Month: March 2012
According to national estimates, about 15% to 30% of people with HIV in the United States are coinfected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Reports also show that as many as 90% of those with HIV secondary to injection drug use are...Read More
New research was presented at the 2012 Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Critical Care Congress from February 4-8 in Houston. The features below highlight just some of the studies that emerged from the conference. »...Read More
Primary hyperparathyroidism is one of the most common causes of abnormally high blood calcium levels. Medications such as estrogen and bisphosphonates will not cure primary hyperparathyroidism, but may decrease calcium or...Read More
In addition to our imminent relaunching of the physiciansweekly.com website in a brand new format, you will soon receive a surprise from us in your inbox. The Physician’s Weekly eNewsletter will also have a whole new look...Read More
While many of our skyrocketing healthcare costs are due to unnecessary emergencydepartment (ED) visits, a new report by the Pew Center has found that dental visits are contributing to that crisis as more Americans are going to...Read More
Seasonal influenza vaccine compliance among hospital-based and nonhospital-based healthcare workers.
Abstract BACKGROUND: Influenza vaccination among nonhospital healthcare workers (HCWs) is imperative, but only limited data are available for factors affecting their compliance. OBJECTIVE: To examine the factors influencing...Read More