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KaPow: Using Medical Comics as a Tool for Patient Education

KaPow: Using Medical Comics as a Tool for Patient Education

Medical comic books may be an acceptable form of patient education material, but clinicians should assess and honor patient preferences before providing these materials.

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KaPow: Using Medical Comics as a Tool for Patient Education

KaPow: Using Medical Comics as a Tool for Patient Education

Medical comic books may be an acceptable form of patient education material, but clinicians should assess and honor patient preferences before providing these materials.

Achieving Proper Recognition for the Accomplishments of Women in Medicine

Achieving Proper Recognition for the Accomplishments of Women in Medicine

Although the conversations may be difficult, residency program leadership must do its part to elevate the voices of female trainees.

Can Chaplains Guide Clinical Decision Making? An Ethical Assessment of Spirituality in the Exam Room

Can Chaplains Guide Clinical Decision Making? An Ethical Assessment of Spirituality in the Exam Room

Medical teams that are willing to engage with and be informed by patients' religious worldviews are able to more effectively make clinical decisions.

Four Homeopathic Products Recalled Due to Possible Microbial Contamination

Four Homeopathic Products Recalled Due to Possible Microbial Contamination

Tests revealed Neuroveen to be contaminated with Staphylococcus saprophyticus and Burkholderia cepacia. Compulsin was also tested and found to contain B. cepacia.

Concierge Medicine Is Changing the Physician Practice Landscape

Concierge Medicine Is Changing the Physician Practice Landscape

In addition to a better work-life balance, concierge medicine can reduce the number of patients a physician needs to see in order to make a living.

National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft

National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft

National Provider Identifiers are vulnerable to identity theft.

Factors of Inclusivity Promote Workforce Wellness and Engagement

Factors of Inclusivity Promote Workforce Wellness and Engagement

An inclusive organizational culture, or the lack thereof, affects employee job performance, emotional well-being, and workforce engagement.

Higher Risk for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Psychiatry Interns

Higher Risk for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders in Psychiatry Interns

Study investigators suggest that interns in psychiatry are the most vulnerable population among medical interns and should be targeted for prevention interventions.

Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice

Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice

Certain steps should be taken when discharging a patient for failure or inability to meet financial obligations.

Children's Advil Suspension Recalled Due to Unmatched Dosage Cup

Children's Advil Suspension Recalled Due to Unmatched Dosage Cup

The recalled product has Lot #R51129 (NDC 0573-0207-30) and was shipped to wholesalers, distributors, and retailers from May through June 2018.