Psychiatrists and other mental health professionals are increasingly being asked to write letters certifying patients’ and clients’ animals as emotional support animals.
The widespread use of cannabis and the public perception that it is harmless make screening and patient counseling a priority.
The American Society of Pain and Neuroscience has published a best practice guideline for the management and reduction of cancer-associated pain.
Τhe COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated challenges in thalassemia care worldwide.
An update on where women stand in academia, in specialties such as infectious diseases and internal medicine, and the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women.
Only 3% of medical oncologists in the United States are Black.
The pandemic has accelerated the number of clinicians retiring from practice.
Expert discusses common medical record documentation mistakes, including failing to update prepopulated or copied notes from a previous visit.
The test can accurately detect cancer and predict where it is located, according to researchers.
Many organizations adopt overly conservative policies that restrict otherwise completely legal uses of health care data.
Therapies used to treat COVID-19 in solid organ transplant recipients shifted since the pandemic began,
Among other considerations, health care providers must avoid giving individual medical advice.
Observations suggest that concurrent use of cannabis with immune checkpoint inhibitors should be discouraged until more information is available.
Black cancer patients were 44% less likely than White patients to enroll in a portal that provides access to electronic health records.
The study showed differences by cancer type and race/ethnicity.
Experts outline treatment options for patients with venetoclax resistance.
Patient advocate Marlena Murphy provides a patient’s perspective on GRASP.
GRASP co-founder Julia Maués explains how the initiative came about and reveals plans for the future.
Panelists at a virtual congressional briefing, including James Kublin, MD, addressed critical questions about new diagnostic technologies, vaccine and treatment development, and the long-term impact of COVID-19 on patients who have recovered from the disease.
Bluetooth is potentially susceptible to attack because it allows different devices to communicate over the air, according to a cybersecurity expert.
Researchers sought to clarify the current treatment strategies and challenges for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
The field of medicine has been plagued by the underrepresentation of African Americans, people of Hispanic heritage, and Native Americans, as well as institutional racism and sexism that have persisted for decades.
NP expert discusses screening and treatments for anxiety in children and adolescents in the primary care setting.
The expanded EUA of the COVID-19 vaccine “will be the biggest positive change for adolescents since the beginning of the lockdown in March 2020.” — Mary Koslap-Petraco, DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, FAANP
New guidelines recommend using the full approved doses of immunotherapy and targeted therapies for patients with cancer and obesity.
We continue discussing the power of touch and how has it played into the history of clinical treatment as well as our current reality.
A review of the literature identified common deficits in cognitive functioning experienced by survivors of pediatric cancers.
What is the power of touch and how has it played into the history of clinical treatment as well as our current reality?
We speak to two doctors about life after hanging up their white coats.
The American College of Physicians convened a panel to identify best practices for the use of short-course antibiotics in the management of common infections.
Researchers sought to determine methods for diagnosing and managing patients who develop coagulation disorders due to COVID-19 infection.
Core provisions of the HIPAA legislation have largely remained unchanged since their inception despite rapid evolution of technology to keep protected health information from hackers.
For many health care professionals, successfully managing uncertainty means recognizing that surety is complicated and illusory and knowledge is iterative and provisional rather than definitive.
Insufficient pain management during childhood immunizations may lead to increased fear of needles and later health care avoidance.
Ajai Chari, MD, of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, provides his perspective on the current state of care in multiple myeloma.
Researchers sought to understand how communication breakdowns occur between healthcare providers and parents of children with cancer, and how these can be improved.
About 90% of those with familial hypercholesterolemia have not been diagnosed or treated for it, leaving them more vulnerable for COVID-19 infection and its complications.
Researchers sought to highlight several recent advances in the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, investigation, acute management, and secondary prevention of cerebrovascular diseases in patients with hematological diseases.
Researchers worked to better understand and manage patients with mild or moderate hemophilia, who can be an underrepresented and underserved population.
Clinical Pain Advisor met with Scharles Konadu, MD, a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology Specialty Board, to discuss how deeply racial inequity is woven into our health care system.
Researchers are examining the role of platelets as drivers of inflammation, which may provide a mechanistic link with ischemia-reperfusion injury.
There is a need for further investigation of early intervention options for patients with early-stage CLL.
Researchers have sought to determine the monetary cost of specific aGVHD staging and organ involvement for patients who receive HSCT, a topic which remains poorly understood.
As COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, the NCCN released its preliminary recommendations regarding vaccination administration to patients with cancer.
The benefits of telemedicine became more evident in the context of the elevated risk of COVID-19 infection and severe symptoms among the patients served by hematology and oncology practices.
A group of US-based hemophilia experts summarized unmet needs in mild to moderate hemophilia and provided suggestions for healthcare professionals to optimally manage their patients with this challenging condition.
This review of the guidelines is presented as 6 questions and answers that help direct treatment decision for patients 65 and older with newly diagnosed AML.
In this interview, Richard Becker, MD, gives us an insight into COVID-19 vasculitis and its manifestations.
A year-end update on WM, a distinct entity of lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma presenting with monoclonal pleomorphic immunoglobulin M (IgM) proteins, was recently published in the American Journal of Hematology.
This approach to communication is explained, along with strategies for practicing the approach when treating patients from these communities.