Doctors should have an honest discussion with patients who exhibit red flags showing that they should not be given opioids, Larry Greenblatt, MD, of Duke University School of Medicine said at the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting (ACP 2017) in San Diego, California.
What was designed to make physicians’ lives easier have caused major frustration. Bob Wachter, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) talked with MD Magazine about the issues surrounding electronic health records (EHRs).
Just how serious is physician burnout? Lisa Ellis, MD, chief medical officer at Medical College of Virginia Physicians (MCVP) at Virginia Commonwealth University, provided some startling statistics at the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting (ACP 2017) in San Diego, California.
Doug Paauw, MD, attends the American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting to provide an update on drug interactions and side effects prominent every year. At this year’s meeting (ACP 2017), Paauw went over some of those serious drug interactions with MD Magazine.