A look at some of the COVID-19 risk tools that can help with determining if a patient needs to be admitted or discharged.
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A Handy App to Prescribe to Patients Using This Particular Contraceptive Discussions about contraception options and prescriptions and procedures for contraception are some of the most important conversations during well-woman visits. Unfortunately, too often the visits are rushed and either the patient or the provider is not fully prepared to discuss all of the available […]
An Evidence-Based App to Prescribe to Patients for Tobacco Cessation Tobacco use remains the #1 preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and worldwide. Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 13.7% in 2018. Still, nearly 34 million American adults smoked cigarettes in […]
An Impressive and Wide-Ranging Collection of Shared Decision Making Tools Just a Few Clicks Away Bookmark the website, make it a “web app” for your smartphone! Just start using Patient Decision Aids from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Last week, one of my most favorite and most non-compliant patients showed up for a walk-in appointment […]
The Best Sanford Guide Yet Frequently, trainees ask me why they need a dedicated infectious disease guide. Why can’t they just use a drug guide such as Epocrates or Lexicomp or reference apps such as UpToDate, Dynamed or Essential Evidence Plus? Perhaps they could. Or they would ask, why can’t they just use a paper […]