Urology Perspective and Journal Articles

 
 

  • 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."
  • The New WHO Classification for Urothelial Carcinoma Are you up-to-date on the latest changes to the WHO classification for urothelial carcinoma? This article provides an update.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Substance and Opioid Abuse Report 2022 Physicians reveal their attitudes about substance abuse and how those challenges affect themselves and their patient's lives.
  • 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.
  • Enzalutamide Improves Survival in Metastatic Prostate Cancer A primary analysis of the ARCHES trial finds that the addition of enzalutamide to androgen deprivation therapy may help prolong the survival of metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer patients.
  • Ureteral Fibroepithelial Polyp Mimicking a Bladder Tumor The ureteral fibroepithelial polyp in this case initially mimicked a bladder tumor. How was it successfully treated?
  • 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.
  • How to Make the Best of Your Worst Reviews Physicians try hard to engage with patients but do not always succeed. Though patient reviews can occasionally provide helpful feedback, they also can be nonspecific and nonactionable.
  • The Best Reason to Get an Omicron Booster   Perry Wilson is getting an Omicron booster, but his reason for doing so might not be what you think it is.
  • A Virologist's Take on Polio, Monkeypox, and COVID-19   Virologist Jeremy Kamil shares his relatively upbeat perspective on the viral threats we face today.
  • Advice to My Younger Self Dr Allan Block ponders what he would say to his younger self two and a half decades after the start of his career as a neurologist.
  • Prostate Cancer e-Tumor Boards: Case 3: Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer   This case focuses on a 65-year-old asymptomatic male who has a rising PSA value over an 18-month period. The MSK discusses clinical trial options and treatment approaches to oligometastatic prostate cancer.
  • Art Makes These Artists Better Doctors   Dr Neil Skolnik talks with a surgeon and a cardiologist about how their art informs their practice and shares some of their stunning work.
  • The Skinny on Ultralow LDL-C   How safe is ultralow LDL-C? Does it matter how you get there? These are some of the clinical questions that Melissa Walton-Shirley poses to lipid expert Bob Giugliano.
  • Molecular Uropathology and Cancer Genetics for the Urologist What role do genetics have in the diagnosis and treatment of urologic cancers? Find out what the urologist needs to know.