Pediatrics Perspective

 
 

  • 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.
  • 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."
  • EASD 2022 'Patients Need a Champion' for Their Diabetes Care   How do you advocate for your patients? How do you make sure their care is equitable? Anne L. Peters, MD, discusses the importance of advocacy.
  • Atopic Dermatitis Highlights From EADV 2022   Highlights in atopic dermatitis from EADV include efficacy of dupilumab in clinical practice, JAK inhibitors upadacitinib and baricitinib, and a 28-country assessment of AD burden of disease.
  • 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.
  • Why I'm Back to Seeing Kids and Pregnant Patients Dr Kenny Lin is going back to family basics and caring for entire families again. Why, and how did he do it?
  • LAMA Takes a Hit in New Update We've heard this story before; LAMA monotherapy is the latest casualty of current asthma treatment.
  • 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.
  • Polio in 2022: Some Concerns but Vaccine Still Works Christopher J. Harrison, MD, discusses the resurgence of polio and the vaccines.
  • Substance and Opioid Abuse Report 2022 Physicians reveal their attitudes about substance abuse and how those challenges affect themselves and their patient's lives.
  • Me, My Spouse, and COVID In a 'Families in Psychiatry' column, Dr Alison Heru describes how the COVID-19 lockdown was handled in her house, and discusses various studies that examined family functioning during the pandemic.
  • 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.
  • UKPDS Legacy Effects: The Importance of Treating Hyperglycemia Early   Dr Holman gives an update on the latest findings from the UK Prospective Diabetes Study. What have we learned from 44 years of data on complications in type 2 diabetes?
  • Talking to Teens Duy Nguyen, MD, discusses his experience in speaking to and relating to teenagers as a high school teacher and clinician.
  • 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.
  • Why Neurologists Should Care About Reproductive Rights   Many neurologic conditions require treatment with teratogenic agents. Abortion bans complicate these treatment decisions.
  • Infographic: Incomes Climb for Young Physicians For physicians younger than 40 years, average compensation rose in 2021 at rates even faster than for their older peers. However, a pay gap persists between younger male and female doctors.
  • Young Physicians Compensation Report 2022 Medscape's Young Physician Compensation Report 2022 explores changes in overall income, incentives, and attitudes about work amid recovery from a very tough year.
  • Sep 23 2022 This Week in Cardiology   The PROTECTED TAVR trial of an embolic protection device, renal denervation for hypertension, percutaneouls left atrial appendage closure, and deprescribing aspirin are discussed in this weeks podcast.