Practice Economics

Parental leave not available to all academic surgeons

FROM THE JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH Paid parental leave policies have been unevenly adopted ...

Consent and DNR orders

Question: Paramedics brought an unconscious 70-year-old man to a Florida hospital emergency department. The ...

Pediatrician blogs generally provide accurate vaccine information

FROM VACCINE Pediatrician blogs frequently provide accurate information to parents concerning vaccines, although some ...

Minority of dermatologists prescribe majority of opioids

FROM JAMA DERMATOLOGY Opioid prescribing among dermatologists is concentrated among a relative few, with ...

Preventive health: Getting rid of the middleman (uh-oh, that’s us!)

As physicians, we find that preventive health is, frankly, really difficult. It requires thinking ...

Women filling more ADHD prescriptions

FROM MMWR The percentage of reproductive-aged women who filled a prescription for an attention-deficit/hyperactivity ...