Original Research

Original Research

Getting the hypertension Dx right: Patient positioning matters

Taking blood pressure with the patient seated on the edge of an exam table led to misclassification of prehypertension or hypertension in 13.2% of...

Original Research

Can scribes boost FPs’ efficiency and job satisfaction?

Yes, the evidence suggests that they can. This pilot study found that the use of scribes improved both, without negatively affecting the patient...

Original Research

E-cigarettes: Who’s using them and why?

Nearly 80% of smokers say they use e-cigarettes to cut down/quit smoking. But these dual users are more likely to “light up” first thing in the...

Original Research

Medical scribes: How do their notes stack up?

Their outpatient notes stack up well, according to this small, retrospective review. Scribes’ notes were rated slightly higher in overall quality...

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