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  • Medscape Physician Assistant Burnout Report 2022 PAs share their experiences with burnout and depression and whether it's spurred thoughts of leaving the profession.
  • A Virus Poised to Jump Species to Humans   Researchers show how close we are to another pandemic, and how it will start with zoonotic transmission.
  • ACEP 2022 Long-Acting Naltrexone Effective in Alcohol Use Disorder A dramatic decrease in alcohol consumption was seen after patients with alcohol use disorder were prescribed extended-release naltrexone in the ED.
  • In the Aftermath of Medical Errors: Podcast Dives Deep A new storytelling podcast explored shame among clinicians, in an effort to offer healthcare professionals space to explore their own experiences.
  • Episode 4: Team Effort: Multidisciplinary Approach to Severe Asthma   Drs Wechsler and Jackson discuss their partnerships with nurses, asthma educators, psychologists, speech therapists, and other specialists when diagnosing and treating patients with severe asthma.
  • Online Tool Predicts Complications From Hysterectomy Researchers have developed multivariable logistic regression models to provide personalized risk estimates that aid in shared decision-making for patients undergoing hysterectomy for benign disease.
  • The Dubious Value of Online Reviews Neurologist Allan Block describes online reviews of doctors by patients as "the wild west," with minimal rules and little if any oversight ― and argues that both good and bad ratings "mean nothing."
  • Early Physiologic Effects of Prone Positioning in COVID-19 ARDS This paper aims to elucidate the mechanisms underlying oxygenation improvement after prone positioning in patients with COVID-19 acute respiratory distress syndrome.
  • Medscape RN/LPN Compensation Report 2022 Nurses from the largest nursing specialties share their views in a new report on nurse income, including bonus pay, education, and certifications.
  • Sex Differences Seen in Inflammatory Arthritis Healthcare Use Women’s higher risk of conditions such as osteoarthritis and pain and fatigue may help to explain why overall healthcare resource use was higher in female patients with inflammatory arthritis.
  • Home-Based Palliative Care Improves Heart Failure Outcomes Patients with chronic heart failure who got palliative care at home were almost 50% more likely to die at home than in the hospital, compared with patients who received usual care
  • Why Private Practice Will Always Survive Although the majority of physicians are employed, many doctors are leaving employment to start a private practice. Seven physicians talk about why they chose private practice over employment.
  • Ciprofol Use for the Induction of GA in Gynecological Surgery This study indicates that ciprofol is as effective as propofol for general anesthesia induction in individuals undergoing gynecological surgery, with lower rates of adverse events.
  • The Bionic Pancreas Triumphs in Pivotal Trial   We are closer than ever to a truly hands-free closed-loop insulin delivery system for type 1 diabetes.
  • Poll: Do Doctors Come to Work Sick? Whereas physicians coming to work sick was fairly common in the past, has the COVID pandemic changed the culture of coming to work while feeling ill?
  • Substance and Opioid Abuse Report 2022 Physicians reveal their attitudes about substance abuse and how those challenges affect themselves and their patient's lives.
  • Improved Screening for Post-op Delirium Holds Promise Older adults are more likely to experience delirium after surgery, but a new study found effective screening can reduce their chances of developing the complication.
  • No Such Thing as an Easy Fix Neurologist Allan Block notes that although it's common for people to look for shortcuts, there's no easy fix when it comes to research — and life in general.
  • Could a Vaccine Fix the Fentanyl Crisis?   Drs Robert Glatter and Paul J. Christo discuss the ongoing and worsening fentanyl crisis in the United States.
  • Chronic Pain in the 11th Revision of the ICD This article presents answers to frequently asked questions regarding the new, more comprehensive ICD-11 chronic pain classification, and its application to common pain syndromes.