Tips to Keep You Healthy: Coughs and sneezes spread diseases—especially when it comes to common colds and flu! But getting sick is not inevitable; here's how you can reduce your risk of getting sick this winter.
The Center for School, College, and Career Resources (CSCCR) has launched a new campaign on the importance of vaccinations in college. You received all your vaccines as a young child, so you’re set for life, right? No so. They say students in dorm-like conditions are particularly at risk of contracting meningitis, hepatitis B, and the flu.
Global physician ethics pledge gets biggest makeover in decades - Physician leaders have given the international modern-day Hippocratic Oath the most substantial update that it has seen in nearly 70 years...
(From AMA Wire) A recent article in The Journal of Clinical Hypertension provides a framework to optimize accurate blood-pressure readings and boost patient adherence to treatment. The article outlines the “measure accurately, act rapidly and partner with patients” (M.A.P.) approach to hypertension management.
On a typical day, the first thing I do is touch base with night-shift and day-shift nursing staff members to see whether they have any concerns or questions, especially any concerns about the patients.