Burnout is thought to be the direct result of occupational demands that consistently outweigh the physical, mental, and psychological abilities of individuals suffering from it.
The Science of Cannabis Symposium welcomed both clinicians and legal experts and aimed to provide medical and legal education for healthcare providers who are considering the use of cannabis in their medical practice.
Recent research indicates that disparities related to physician race or ethnicity, sex, or disability status may play a role in physician burnout.
At Psych Congress 2018, Andrew Penn from the UCSF School of Nursing provides insight into the use of CBD in clinical practice.
The therapeutic potential of cannabinoids to manage several clinical conditions, including pain, inflammation, sleep disorders, and epilepsy, is finding support through a growing body of evidence.
Although an estimated 82 million people worldwide will be affected by dementia by 2030, research demonstrates that cognitive decline often goes unrecognized in primary care settings.
Since the management of comorbidities goes beyond the scope of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), researchers highlight the need for a multidisciplinary care team model.
Physician practices need to weigh the pros and cons of remaining independent or joining an integrated health care delivery system.
Delirium is highly prevalent in critical care, especially among elderly patients and individuals with dementia. Although rates vary widely across studies, findings suggest delirium affects more than 15% of hospitalized patients. For additional discussion regarding this topic, Neurology Advisor interviewed Leopoldo Pozuelo, MD, MBA, FACP, FACLP, clinical vice chair of psychiatry and psychology at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
A review of research reveals that a while ketogenic diet may hold some promise for individuals with mental health disorders, additional studies are necessary.
Rates of marijuana use are especially high among men and women of reproductive age. How should physicians advise patients who are trying to conceive about marijuana?
A 2013 Pew Research Center and Internet Life Project report found that 59% of US adults said that they turned to the Internet regarding a health problem during the past year.
For many Muslims, fasting is an important part of individual and community life. Healthcare professionals should adopt a patient-centered approach to diabetes care during Ramadan.
Clinicians can manage their emotions and behaviors to meet the challenges of working productively with sometimes abrasive and argumentative patients.
Why were adverse events reported through an alternative reporting channel as opposed to a more transparent means?
Researchers outline an efficient algorithm for treatment of large numbers of patients with confirmed or suspected scabies infestations.
The American College of Physicians endorses the necessity of a comprehensive process for disclosure of potential conflicts of interest to ensure the integrity of clinical guidelines and guidance statements.
The AACE has produced a position statement addressing population-specific challenges and practical steps for clinicians with regard to diabetes care for African Americans, Latinx/Hispanics, Asian Americans, and Native Americans.
Although high-density lipoprotein cholesterol has been deemed the “good cholesterol,” this label may be misleading and outdated given that there is little evidence to support a causal relationship with CVD risk reduction.
A growing number of physicians and ethicists suggest that religion and prayer do not necessarily fall outside the bailiwick of modern-day Western medicine.