How do we choose our specialty?
- GPwSI policy 'could waste NHS money'. Clark-Jones, Joanna // Pulse;1/8/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p7
Reports on the future clinical and cost-effectiveness problems of the governments initiative to increase the number of general practitioners with special interest (GPwSI) in Great Britain. Implication of the initiative on the asset of the National Health Institute; Comments of leading academics...
- Practicing medicine ... is the thrill gone? Curry Jr., R. Whit // Patient Care;Feb2006, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p6
Comments on the problems faced by physicians in the U.S. Changes in the practice of medicine; Information on Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of needs; Advantages of physicians over other profession.
- GPSI: first-class GP not second-class specialist. Miller, Lewis // Pulse;8/10/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 31, p16
The article reports on the position of general practitioner with a special interest in Great Britain. They restrict their specialist work to a segment of specialist practice and while doing this, they work to the direction of a consultant. Their role may be confused with that of junior...
- Racial Categories in Medical Practice: How Useful Are They? Braun, Lundy; Fausto-Sterling, Anne; Fullwiley, Duana; Hammonds, Evelynn M.; Nelson, Alondra; Quivers, William; Reverby, Susan M.; Shields, Alexandra E. // PLoS Medicine;Sep2007, Vol. 4 Issue 9, pe271
Is it good medical practice for physicians to "eyeball" a patient's race when assessing their medical status or even to ask them to identify their race?
- Face Lift. Madison, Cathy // Minnesota Medicine;May2008, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p10
The article provides information on aesthetic medicine. Though the field is not recognized as a medical specialty, it still attracts physicians who want to replace their traditional practice. It is stated that the core competencies of aesthetic medicine are covered by medical license including...
- Vignettes of Medical History. Shiffman, Melvin A. // International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatolog;Jun2003, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p213
The history of medicine and physicians is a fascinating and intriguing subject. There is much to be learned from the trials and tribulations of our predecessors and their accomplishments. In reading the stories of various physicians, we experience an appreciation of that which they have provided...
- Talk Back. COOK, JOSEPH V.; GUPTA, SUDEEPA; STORK, LESLIE F. // Medical Economics;4/25/2012, Vol. 89 Issue 8, p11
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in the March 10, 2012 issue including "The art of office triage," "Sell to an insurance company? Why not?," and "No, FPs aren't multispecialists."
- Physician Whiplash. Barnhart, Gordon // Trustee;Oct2012, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p33
The article observes that the emerging health care environment requires far more physician leadership than has been needed in the past. It comments that physician whiplash is almost inescapable as the preparation and approach that makes for good medicine is very different from what makes for...
- GPs discriminated against on medical education pay. // Pulse;10/8/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 39, p11
Reports on the discrimination of general practitioners (GPs) because of a decision not to pay them for work for the newly-formed medical education body in Great Britain. Offer of reimbursement of expenses and honoraria by the Joint Committee on Postgraduate Training for General Practice;...