Today's top story:
Self-care is one of the elements that can defend against physician burnout, according to Carol Burke, MD, speaking at the 2019 annual Digestive Disease Week.
Dr. Burke dives into the importance of sleep, exercise, and practice changes for combating burnout.
The top stories from MDedge:
- The FDA has revised its guidance on fish consumption
The FDA has revised its 2017 guidance to promote healthy intake and safer choices for children and women who are pregnant, nursing, or might become pregnant.
- LAIV doesn't up asthmatic children's risk of lower respiratory events
This study finds LAIV as safe as IIV for children and adolescents with asthma or recurrent wheezing
- No increased risk of psychiatric problems tied to isotretinoin
Isotretinoin patients may be vulnerable to psychiatric problems, but data don't support a causal relationship.
- Sleepiest OSA patients have worse CV outcomes
The findings suggest that excessively sleepy OSA patients are more likely to benefit from CPAP therapy in preventing CV disease.