The term can be quite demoralizing for doctors too, and you don't want a demoralized doctor, which unfortunately is becoming increasingly common, as I have written previously for Forbes. That would be like wanting a demoralized pilot steering your plane, a demoralized CEO running your company, or a lawyer defending you in court and saying "whatever, I don't care, I'm tired."
Only a fraction of what physicians do is based on solid evidence from Grade-A randomized, controlled trials; the rest is based instead on weak or no evidence and on subjective judgment. When scientific consensus exists on which clinical practices work effectively, physicians only sporadically follow that evidence correctly.
A family-medicine doctor recent saw a 13-year-old with a weird, unidentifiable rash. It wasn't itchy or painful, and the teenage boy hadn't traveled anywhere recently. So the the doctor did what any modern physician would do: he took a photo and uploaded it to an Instagram-style app called Figure 1.
A new paper lists 10 situations when it's justified including when docs have a duty to warn of possible harm, if a patient's story seem improbable or if there are suspicions of abuse or concerns of suicide risk.
American physicians are increasingly unhappy with their once-vaunted profession, and that malaise is bad for their patients.
Physicians have gone from saints to sinners in the public’s eye, which is why the results of athenahealth’s ninth “Epocrates Future Physicians Of America Survey” don’t surprise me.
Doximity makes your life simpler.
Online Community and Association for Women in Medicine. A career site with professional and personal support for women M.D & D.O. physicians, residents, medical and premed students. Whether wondering how to become a doctor or already practicing, MomMD is for today's women in medicine.
Welcome to the only online community where physicians around the nation exchange the latest medical insights with each other and improve patient outcomes - 24/7.
BETs were developed in the Emergency Department of Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK, to provide rapid evidence-based answers to real-life clinical questions, using a systematic approach to reviewing the literature.
CasesBlog contains a rich collection of "presurfed" material for busy clinicians and features interactivity and timely discussion.
How can physicians and patients have the important conversations necessary to ensure the right care is delivered at the right time? Choosing Wisely® aims to answer that question. An initiative of the ABIM Foundation, Choosing Wisely is focused on encouraging physicians, patients and other health care stakeholders to think and talk about medical tests and procedures that may be unnecessary, and in some instances can cause harm.
Improving healthcare decision-making globally, through systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare interventions, published in The Cochrane Library.
GlobalRPh.com was officially launched in December of 2000. This site is based on a hospital-wide intranet that is located at the VA Medical Center in Detroit Michigan. Several programs on this site are rated number one in the world based on search engine rankings.
To help health care workers and patients understand about the effects of the internet on the practice of Medicine and Healthcare in the world, and to update new developments that are constantly occurring in this field of Internet Medicine.
To help physicians and allied health professionals save time and stay informed by providing brief, clearly written, clinically focused perspectives on the medical developments that affect practice.
Contains medical cases and grand rounds along with teaching modules and files.
This is a site for medical professionals to help us do calculations and process algorithms and scores. To make patients better. Faster. You can access the full list through the navigation bars, or, preferably, through the search menu.
MedicineNet.com is an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via its robust, user-friendly, interactive web site.
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles.
Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. After a simple, 1-time, free registration, Medscape automatically delivers you the specialty site that best fits your profile.
To provide medical professionals with the most up-to-date prescribing information in a concise, user-friendly format.
The PRI database has been assembled and edited by an experienced staff of pharmacists utilizing information available from manufacturers, official compendia and medical/pharmaceutical references.
The Library collects materials in all areas of biomedicine and health care, as well as works on biomedical aspects of technology, the humanities, and the physical, life, and social sciences.
PEPID is the most comprehensive point-of-care resource available to healthcare professionals. With PEPID Online, you can access a wealth of clinical knowledge through your internet browser on any laptop or computer. PEPID offers individual subscriptions to PEPID Online as well as access for your entire institution or department.
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
The Knowledge Network provides evidence, information, e-learning and community tools. It supports all staff to find, share and use knowledge in day to day work and learning.
The core value of the NNT is its straightforward communication of the science that can help us understand the likelihood that a patient will be helped, harmed, or unaffected by a treatment.
Find articles in scholarly journals and magazines with these databases and indexes.
Your free portal to up-to-date unbiased medical news and information. Trusted by over 400,000 physicians in 33 countries since 2001, univadis is one of the most credible, professional, and comprehensive sources of online information for the medical community.
UpToDate is a comprehensive evidence-based clinical information resource available to clinicians on the Web, desktop, and PDA. UpToDate is designed to get clinicians the concise, practical answers they need when they need them the most - at the point-of-care.
This website provides a place where public health and healthcare professionals, and anyone interested, can find good quality information that exist on the World Wide Web.
FDAnews is the premier provider of domestic and international regulatory, legislative and business news and information for executives in industries regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
HCPLive is the preeminent destination for physicians, pharmacists, managed care executives, and other healthcare professionals who are looking for tools, techniques, and information that can help them provide better care.
Hon MedHunt promotes the effective and reliable use of the new technologies for telemedicine in healthcare around the world.
DOTmed is the world's leading public trading platform for medical equipment, parts and services. An industry-leading 20,000-plus visitors come to DOTmed every weekday to shop for and buy what they need – and up 90% of them are healthcare providers and end-users. We also reach out to our users through our news, emails and equipment alerts.
Welcome to the HealthEconomics.Com website, for health outcomes research and health economics jobs and resources on the Internet.
We provide links to health Services and Products, Alternative Health, Education, Dental and Medical Resources, Hospitals, Employment, Healthcare Publications, Mental Health and Much More!
We recognize that physicians have precious little time to obtain all the information they require. At the same time, a great deal of the information that physicians need - and much, much more - is available on the Internet.
DAILY, our team of physicians and nurses review between 600-1200 articles from journals and serious press, then CATEGORIZES & SORTS these articles into 32 SPECIALTY and 747 SUBSPECIALTY TOPICS to keep you current in your areas of interest.
Medical Economics is the best read primary care publication because it helps physicians stay in practice so they CAN practice. Medical Economics provides the critical education that doctors don’t get in medical school, focusing on the critical aspects of the Business of Health, Policy, Finances, Operations and Technology.
MedPage Today is the only medical news service for physicians that links consumer medical news and the professional medical analysis needed by clinicians.
Professional medical news from HealthDay.
Local Medical News and Medical Specialty Education Events.
Physician's Weekly is your source for medical news, information on new drugs and devices, clinical updates.
The Doctor''s Channel is a useful, time-saving tool that condenses the overwhelming amount of information doctors are forced to navigate each day in a creative, informative way.
Clot Connect is an information and outreach project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center. Clot Connect provides patients and healthcare professionals connection to clinically relevant education resources on deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, thrombophilia and anticoagulation.
ConsultantLive pulls together practical clinical advice from top experts in many specialties in a convenient source for primary care practitioners. The journal and Web site provide peer-reviewed articles on key topics encountered in clinical practice, as well as short, quick-reading features that emphasize diagnostic quizzes and color photography.
At EB Medicine, we prides ourselves on our unparalleled quality and convenience. EB Medicine covers medicine the way you actually practice it -- real patients, real challenges, and real solutions.
A free electrocardiography (ECG) tutorial and textbook to which anyone can contribute, designed for medical professionals such as cardiac care nurses and physicians.
This notebook is intended to aid primary care providers in their pursuit of optimal care, well-informed patients, and healthy families.
Lab Tests Online has been designed to help you better understand the many clinical lab tests that are part of routine care as well as diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of conditions and diseases.
Forum for health care professionals covering daily medical device news and jobs in the medical device industry.
The MMWR weekly contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments and reports on infectious and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries, and intentional and unintentional injuries. Also included are reports on topics of international interest and notices of events of interest to the public health community.
The Editorial Boards of SLACK Incorporated publications have come together to ensure clinical accuracy and relevance in all articles on the OSN SuperSite. Representing the global ophthalmic community, our Editorial Board members peer-review content for our ophthalmic journals, and contribute editorial columns and content direction from all regions of the world.
Comprehensive resource covering the field of orthopedics.
PediatricEducation.org is a Pediatric Digital Library and Learning Collaboratory intended to serve as a source of continuing pediatric education.
The website contains useful information on Wonca, working groups, membership, excellent interactive education, conferences, publications, research, internet resources and the Wonca shop.