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Q & A WITH DR. MEDLAW

One of my group’s employed surgeons was injured and has serious weakness in his dominant hand and wrist due to radicular trauma. Before he could return, we therefore required him to be evaluated by a neurologist and an...

Worldwide Routine Vaccination Coverage Down From 2019-2020

From 2019-2020, there were decreases in global estimates of childhood vaccinations, according to research published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Researchers investigated global, regional, and national vaccination...

WHO Approves First Malaria Vaccine

The first malaria vaccine has been endorsed by the WHO, according to a report published by The New York Times. The vaccine is given in three doses between 5 and 17 months, with a fourth dose about 18 months later. In clinical...

Our Healthcare System May Be Failing, But It Isn’t Broken

I ’ve stood in front of conferences before and made my case: Our healthcare system is per- fect. “A perfect system? Ours?” I’ll hear people murmuring, “He’s a little bit crazy.” For decades, critics of the US healthcare system...

Docs on a Plane: Obligations in In-Flight Emergencies?

It’s your first real vacation in 2 years and the cabin loudspeaker comes on: “Is there a doctor on board?” Now what? Ethically, if you can help, you should help, but there is no duty to an ill or injured passenger to compel your...

HBV Monitoring Recommended After Liver Transplantation

Healthcare professionals should test liver recipi- ents for hepatitis B virus (HBV) given the slight risk for unexpected donor-derived HBV infection, according to research published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report....

Conference Highlights: IAS 2021

New research was presented at IAS 2021, the virtual 11th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science, from July 18-21. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference. HIV Increases...

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