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Strategies To Support Non-Monogamous, Polyamorous Patients

Strategies To Support Non-Monogamous, Polyamorous Patients

Non-monogamy can have rules and meanings as varied as the clients who practice it.

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Strategies To Support Non-Monogamous, Polyamorous Patients

Strategies To Support Non-Monogamous, Polyamorous Patients

Non-monogamy can have rules and meanings as varied as the clients who practice it.

Hospital Revisits Occur Frequently After Discharge for Medicare Benificiaries

Hospital Revisits Occur Frequently After Discharge for Medicare Benificiaries

For Medicare beneficiaries age 65 years and older, hospital revisits frequently occur after discharge from observation stays, and have increased over time.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Options for Chronic Back Pain

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Options for Chronic Back Pain

Cognitive behavioral therapy was shown to improve pain and function in patients with a number of pain modalities.

Gender Minority Adults More Often Report Poor Health

Gender Minority Adults More Often Report Poor Health

Public health professionals need to pay attention to this vulnerable population.

Doctors Should Look Beyond Standard Burnout-Prevention Protocols

Doctors Should Look Beyond Standard Burnout-Prevention Protocols

Burnout prevention can include limiting your exposure time in the clinic or hospital.

Exploring Diagnostic and Treatment Options for Agitation

Exploring Diagnostic and Treatment Options for Agitation

This book looks at psychiatric causes of agitation in mood, personality, and psychotic disorders.

National ID Health Initiatives Threatened by Changes to Legislation

National ID Health Initiatives Threatened by Changes to Legislation

The FY2017 appropriations bill raised serious concerns about significant reductions in funding for many proposed programs by the NIH and the CDC.

Cyberattack on Physician Health System Raises Inquiries For Future

Cyberattack on Physician Health System Raises Inquiries For Future

The malware "locked staff out of their computers and forced many trusts to divert emergency patients."

How to Appropriately Assess Risk in a Patient

How to Appropriately Assess Risk in a Patient

The term clearance implies that a patient can proceed with surgery and will have no risk for complications — which is a fictional state.

Overhead is the Litmus Test for a Sustainable Primary Care Practice

Overhead is the Litmus Test for a Sustainable Primary Care Practice

In order to survive today in primary-care medicine, one must have an extraordinarily low practice overhead.

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