Banning the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) was associated with an overall reduction in the intake of sweetened beverages as well as significant reductions in waist circumferences of university employees who regularly drink beverages with added sugar.
More than half of office-based physicians recommend complementary health approaches to their patients.
Survey data published in JAMA Internal Medicine indicate that biased behavior on the part of patients had a significant negative impact on physicians and trainees.
Systemwide implementation presents opportunity to improve care for patients who may have sepsis
Researchers were able to induce doctors’ beliefs about the thermedol treatment and showed that those beliefs were transmitted to patients through subtle shifts in facial expressions and possible changes in attentiveness between treatments.
Burnout among family physicians should not be attributed solely to practice organization.
Researchers found no evidence that changes in pain intensity scores in duloxetine-treated or pregabalin-treated patients have the strikingly bimodal distribution depicted in previous studies.
The long-term decrease in primary care contact was not interrupted following implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Researchers successfully classified most participants with chronic pain according to the proposed classification of chronic pain in the ICD-11 and found that participants did not benefit from self-management chronic pain programs.
The usability of current electronic health records is classified as unacceptable, with physician-rated EHR usability independently linked to the odds of burnout.