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Physicians Groups Call for Fewer Tests for Patients

2 years agoHealth : Healthland

If you feel you’re poked, prodded and subjected to too many tests when you visit the doctor, your physician may actually agree. Nine major medical societies, including the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology have banded together — representing nearly 375,000 physicians — to promote Choosing Wisely, an initiative aimed [...]
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New Clinical Recommendations For Diagnosing And Treating COPD Issued By 4 Physician Organizations

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

The American College of Physicians (ACP), American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), American Thoracic Society (ATS), and European Respiratory Society (ERS) have released a joint clinical practice guideline on diagnosing and treat... Read Post

Doctors Want Pain Drugs To Be Tracked

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

The Hill: Doctors who belong to the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians want lawmakers to give money to help states begin collecting and sharing data on patients who "doctor shop" for pain medications. The group wants... Read Post

New Polypill Increases Heart Attack Patients' Medication Adherence

Health : Newswise Medical News (2 hours ago)

New research shows a novel polypill increases patient adherence to treatment following a myocardial infarction (MI) or heart attack, according to new study results reported at the European Society of Cardiology's ESC Congress 2014 i... Read Post


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