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FDA: Manufacturers of Immediate-Release Opioids Must Provide Clinician Prescribing Training

FDA: Manufacturers of Immediate-Release Opioids Must Provide Clinician Prescribing Training

In an effort to halt the ongoing opioid addiction crisis, US regulators are requiring manufacturers to provide extensive training to doctors.

Embracing the "Wow!" Factor to Improve Patient Care

Embracing the "Wow!" Factor to Improve Patient Care

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A physician shares how embracing natural curiosity may help us find new ways to deal with old problems.

Practical Tips for Teaching and Mentoring Your Medical Students

Practical Tips for Teaching and Mentoring Your Medical Students

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Clinician instructors are tasked with helping medical students refine their critical thinking, empowering them to ask relevant questions, and encouraging further inquiries.

Pre-Operative Training Program Improves Patient Outcomes

Pre-Operative Training Program Improves Patient Outcomes

The program provides physical, nutritional, and psychological guidance for pre-op patients.

Pre-Operative Information Delivered Better Via Web-Based Platform

Pre-Operative Information Delivered Better Via Web-Based Platform

Children ages 3 to 12 years were better at attaining pre-op information from interactive web-based platforms.

Med Student Well-Being Improves with New Learning Interventions

Med Student Well-Being Improves with New Learning Interventions

Environmental interventions such as pass/fail grading system and mental health programs may be beneficial.

Physicians Need More Education on Herbal Weight Loss Products

Physicians Need More Education on Herbal Weight Loss Products

Study shows that more than 80% felt that weight loss products have severe adverse effects and its use should be limited.

VUSM Student Develops Guide on Health Needs of LGBT Patients

VUSM Student Develops Guide on Health Needs of LGBT Patients

Vanderbilt University Medical School student Kristen Eckstrand, PhD is making a national impact on the way health care is delivered to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities.

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