Primary care doctors earn significantly less than specialists. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
I remain bullish on family medicine and believe the future remains bright for those who practice high-quality primary care.
An experimental care delivery model shows how staffing and role adjustments can enrich the health care experience for patients, staff, and...
Are sterile gloves worth the extra cost for common cutaneous surgeries? This systematic review and meta-analysis provides answers.
I’d like to add several comments to Dr. John Hickner’s editorial, “We need to treat gun violence like an epidemic” (J Fam Pract. 2018;67:...
In a busy practice, it’s helpful to be aware of specific psychological tendencies that influence diagnostic reasoning and can lead to error.
My partner saw the patient's myxedematous face and knew she had hypothyroidism—not hyperlipidemia.
By practicing in a way that prioritizes what really matters to patients, we begin to take health care reform into our own hands.
Imagine it—a day when violence goes the way of polio.
EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWER: Quite well, for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Most patients (91%-100%) who select “do not resuscitate” (DNR) on...