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WHITE COAT CONTROVERSY -TO WEAR OR NOT ; -WHY DO DOCTORS WEAR IT-?

i DONT KNOW WHY I WORE WHITE COAT.THW SCHOOL I GRADUATED HAD ALL SENIORS IN WHITE COATS- THE HOSPITALS I WORKED HAD SIMILAR MILEAU;.I NEVER SAW ANY WRITTEN ORDER OR JOB DESCRIPTION CODE WHERE IT WAS MENTIONED I WOULD BE LESS OF  OF A DOCTOR ...IN WEST DOCTORS HAVE STOPPED WEARING FEARING IT ACTS  AS A -CARRIER OF CROSS INFECTIONS;;ISNT IT TIME TIO LIFT VEIL...DRFIAZ FAZILI- GI AND MAS SURGEON AND QUALITY AND HEALTH CARE STANDARDS AND SURVEYOR FOR NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL…Continue

Started by Fiaz Fazili Jul 30.

Required Doctors for Saudi Arabia!

Greetings Doctor, Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia and American Medical International (AMI) Saudi Arabia Ltd are looking for MBBS/MS/MD/DNB/MCH/FRCS/ALL OTHERS with 2 years of experience. Please find the interview Schedule: For Ministry of Health: Delhi: 27th, 28, 29 July Bangalore: 31 July, 1, 2 August Hyderabad: 4, 5 August For American Medical International (AMI) Saudi Arabia Ltd (www.amisal.net): New Delhi: 25, 26 July Srinagar: 28, 29 July…Continue

Started by Habsons Jobsup Ltd. Jul 14.

MAPS Spring 2015 Functional & Translational Medicine Conference

Find more Medical videos like this on DoctorsHangout.comThe Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS) is going to organize the MAPS Spring Conference 2015, from March 12-14, 2015, in Hilton Orange County, Costa Mesa. The 3-day conference will provide Clinician CME Training in fields of special needs children and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The conference aims…Continue

Tags: Conference, 2015, Pediatric, Courses, CME

Started by Chloe Paltrow Feb 2.

Case of negligence or malpractice? 5 Replies

A 57-year-old woman in Italy who went to the doctor with inflamed sinuses and facial pain had an unusual diagnosis: a dental implant in the sinus.The woman had undergone oral surgery about two years before to place an implant — a 2-centimeter long (0.79 inch) metal screw designed to hold in place a replacement for a missing tooth — in her upper jaw. But surprisingly, an inspection of her mouth…Continue

Started by Toni Rose. Last reply by Toni Rose Oct 31, 2013.

Malpractice Suits Continue to Put Ob/Gyns on Defensive

Despite some easing of malpractice litigation pressures, most obstetrician/gynecologists are still taking defensive actions such as seeing fewer high-risk patients to avoid getting sued, according to a new survey from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).This retrenchment bodes ill for women, especially as more of them gain access to healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, ACOG officials said."When physicians limit what problems they treat, which surgeries they…Continue

Started by Toni Rose Oct 14, 2013.

Primary Care Malpractice Cases 'More Difficult to Defend' 3 Replies

Judging by 3 representative specialties, physicians in 2013 are once again experiencing relief on malpractice insurance premiums.Collective rates for obstetrician-gynecologists, internists, and general surgeons fell on average for the sixth straight year in 2013, according to an annual premium survey released this week by Medical Liability Monitor (MLM).The decrease is only 1.9%, a tad more than the 1.7% decline in 2012. However, one group views the ongoing premium shrinkage as more evidence…Continue

Started by Toni Rose. Last reply by Alan John Byron Oct 18, 2013.

Malpractice Premiums Drop for 6th Straight Year

Judging by 3 representative specialties, physicians in 2013 are once again experiencing relief on malpractice insurance premiums.Collective rates for obstetrician-gynecologists, internists, and general surgeons fell on average for the sixth straight year in 2013, according to an annual premium survey released this week by Medical Liability Monitor (MLM).The decrease is only 1.9%, a tad more than the 1.7% decline in 2012. However, one group views the ongoing premium shrinkage as more evidence…Continue

Started by Toni Rose Oct 14, 2013.

Missed Diagnoses Trigger Primary Care Malpractice Claims

Most malpractice claims against primary care physicians are a result of missed diagnoses, especially of cancer and myocardial infarction in adults and meningitis in children, and medication errors, according to an analysis of data from 34 published studies of malpractice claims.Emma Wallace, MB Bch, BAO, a clinical research fellow in the Health Research Board Centre for Primary Care Research at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical School in Dublin, and colleagues report their…Continue

Started by Toni Rose Oct 14, 2013.

Joint Commission Online Article - NPSG on surgical site infections revised to align with CDC requirements

Effective immediately, The Joint Commission has revised element of performance (EP) 5 of the National Patient Safety Goal on surgical site infection prevention (NPSG.07.05.01) to align with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised requirements. In February 2013, The Joint Commission placed a moratorium on scoring noncompliance with one requirement of EP 5 (see the …Continue

Started by Toni Rose Jun 26, 2013.

ACCP Issues New Guidelines for Lung Cancer Screening

New guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) recommend that patients at a high risk for lung cancer be offered screening.In their third edition of evidence-based lung cancer guidelines, Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines, the ACCP recommends that patients who face a significant risk of developing lung cancer due to age and smoking history be offered low-dose, computed tomography…Continue

Started by Toni Rose May 10, 2013.

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American College of Gastro-enterology: List of Guidelines:

http://gi.org/clinical-guidelines/clinical-guidelines-sortable-list/

Comment by G Singh on June 28, 2015 at 6:18pm

AACE Guidelines for Hypothyroidism & Hyperthyroidism:

http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/15260011

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