Middle-of-the-night medicine is rarely patient-centred
- A guide to surviving nights. // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2009, Vol. 70 Issue 1, pM7
The article offers tips for doctors to survive working night shifts in Great Britain. Previously, physicians do not worked on night shifts, but with the implementation of the European Working Time Directive (EWTD), year 1 trainees are expected to work nigh shifts. Tips to work night shift...
- PCMH Practices May Have Higher Morale and Job Satisfaction, Increased Burnout. // American Family Physician;4/15/2012, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p753
The article focuses on a survey which found that adopting the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care in a physician practice can result to improved morale and job satisfaction, as well as increased physician burnout due to implementation of the change.
- Classes may ensure life ends as well as it starts, conference hears. Christie, Bryan // BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/2/2013, Vol. 346 Issue 7897, p3
The article discusses the need for families to give as much importance to preparing for death as they do with preparing for birth, as put forth at a conference in Edinburgh, England, as most people tend to be uncomfortable talking about death.
- Enhanced Version of TransforMED Helps Physicians Gauge PCMH Progress. // American Family Physician;3/15/2012, Vol. 85 Issue 6, p553
The article offers information on MHIQ 3, an enhanced version of TransforMED's free online assessment tool Medical Home Implementation Quotient (MHIQ) designed to help physicians determine their progress toward patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition.
- Doctors must not forget how to use their hands. Richardson, Ben // BMJ: British Medical Journal;6/21/2014, Vol. 348 Issue 7963, p25
The article discusses the necessity and importance of clinical examination in the diagnosis of an illness and in forming an effective doctor-patient relationship. Included in the discussion are the benefits of clinical examination which includes serving as an inspiration to the academic...
- THE HAJJ. Greenhalgh, Trisha // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;11/5/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7830, p922
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The Hajj," in the September 15, 2011 issue.
- Imbalance of power between patients and doctors. Koeck, Christian // BMJ: British Medical Journal;12/20/2014, Vol. 349 Issue 7898, pg7485
The article discusses the power imbalance between patients and doctors, with physicians provided with power to open the human body, prescribe lethal substances and cut, pierce, and replace organs and body parts, citing "Role of fear in overdiagnosis and overtreatment," by Iona Heath. Topics...
- What a doctor is good for. Loxterkamp, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal;11/22/2014, Vol. 349 Issue 7894, pg6894
The author questions what a doctor is good for amid the growing numbers of physician assistants and nurse practitioners. He claims that the metrics of clinical performance of a nurse practitioner and physician assistant match or surpass the doctors and asks whether new doctors provide emotional...
- Reflections on the care of the patient. Tattersall, Robert // Diabetes Digest;2011, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p188
The author discusses the significance of holistic care and listening on the management of people with diabetes. The author states that the holistic care of patient seems to have been deteriorated, and the diabetes treatment is becoming mechanistic. He mentions that Francis Peabody gave emphasis...