Is medicine still a profession?
- Medico-legal: GPs warned over amorous patients. Griffin, Oliver // GP: General Practitioner;2/3/2014, p20
The article reports on medico-legal experts' warning for general physicians (GP) to avoid amorous patients and unwanted romantic attention. Topics discussed include the Medical Defence Union (MDU) guidelines that recommend that GPs maintain clear professional boundaries and not to give out...
- Tips for creating your OPPE/FPPE policies. // Hospital Peer Review;Jan2010, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p3
The article offers tips on how to create ongoing professional practice evaluation (OPPE)/focused professional practice evaluation (FPPE) policies on health care, one of which is presenting the draft policy to the senior leaders.
- Part-Time Practice: Making It Work. Maresh, Olivia K. // Family Practice Management;Jun2004, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p45
Discusses the concept of part-time practice and its importance to family physicians in the U.S. Reasons for physicians to engage into part-time practice; Challenges in the transition from full-time to part-time work; Guidelines for handling key aspects of physicians part-time work arrangements. ...
- Speak Out. // Urology Times;10/15/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 13, p42
Presents several urologists' views about the important qualities of associates in the U.S. Communication and social skills; Compatibility in terms of approach to the practice of urology; Work ethics; Integrity.
- Niraj Mehta. Campbell, Darwin // Fort Worth Business Press;6/2/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 21, Special section p30
The article features Niraj Mehta, program director of internal medicine for Plaza Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas. He says that the family values he learned from his parents helped shape his personal work ethic. His personal objectives include providing internal medicine care as a primary...
- POVINNOST ZDRAVOTNICKÃCH PRACOVNÃKU POSKYTOVAT ZDRAVOTNÃ PÃ‰ÄŒI V SOULADU S PROFESNÃMI STANDARDY ANEB ANALÃZA POJMU „LEX ARTIS". Doležal, Tomáš // Pravnik;2012, Vol. 151 Issue 7, p771
The article focuses on the use of the concept lege artis procedure or non lege artis procedure in relation to the assessment of correctness of a doctor's procedure or professional responsibilities.
- MD/DO. Levy, Leonard A.; Kruper, Paul; Rosenblatt, Michael M.; Baum, Ira M.; Steinberg, Jim // Podiatry Management;Jan2012, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p20
Several letters to the editor are presented which are concerned with professional titles which are and which may be offered to podiatrists.
- Create and Maintain a Professional Image. Brown, Felicia // Massage Magazine;Sep2012, Issue 196, p84
The author discusses the requirements and benefits of creating a professional image by a massage therapist to become successful in the field. She suggests that a professional massage therapist need to be ethical, friendly, flexible, caring, organized and should also focus on clients' preferences...
- Sickness certification and the GP: what really happens in practice? Wynne-Jones, G.; Mallen, C. D.; Main, C. J.; Dunn, K. M. // Family Practice;Jun2010, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p344
Background. GPs typically sanction absence from work by issuing sickness certificates. There has been some debate recently about changing the way sickness certificates are issued and by whom. However, without understanding GPsâ€™ certification practices, their requirements in terms of...