Which Physicians Are The Most Burned Out?
Public HealthPhysicians in emergency medicine dealt with the highest rates of burnout. How did those in pulmonology, gastroenterology, and urology fare?
COVID-19 Task Force Recommends Single-Use When Bronchoscopy is Warranted
Public HealthAABIP recommends that physicians not perform bronchoscopies on patients despite upper respiratory sampling being a primary method of diagnosing the novel virus. However, if it's warranted physicians should use a disposable bronchoscope to protect patients and staff.
GI Endoscopists Increase Face Mask Use
Public HealthPre-COVID personal protective equipment use was more relaxed than it is now, according to physician surveys.
Bladder Cancer Cases Expected to Rise in 2021
Public HealthWhile many cancers are predicted to drop in 2021, the American Cancer Society’s annual Facts & Figures report anticipates an increase in bladder cancer.
AABIP and AIPPD Endorse New Framework for Graduate Medical Education During COVID-19
Public Health'These circumstances, and their continued evolution, require a new conceptual framework from which graduate medical education can effectively operate during the pandemic.'
International Infection Prevention Week 2020: More Infection Preventionists Are Needed
Public HealthCOVID-19 has only magnified the need, with long-term care facilities and now even airlines, cruise lines, schools and other workplaces in the hunt for infection control expertise. The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology is working to boost certification offerings.
How Laryngoscopy Helps Diagnose Athletes With EILO
Public HealthU.K. specialists chose a flexible single-use rhinolaryngoscope to identify laryngeal obstruction during exercise for a new line of care they were opening.
International Infection Prevention Week 2020: Advocacy and Resilience in the Face of New Challenges
Public HealthAPIC President Connie Steed reflects on the work infection preventionists are doing today establishing standards for hand hygiene and PPE use, and partnering with others to monitor the disinfection of equipment and cleanliness of devices that touch patients. The key to their success is collaboration with leaders and providers throughout the healthcare system.
‘Perfect Storm’ of Healthcare Worker Shortages Creates Need to Alleviate Workflow Burdens
Public HealthSingle-use endoscopes offer overburdened hospitals and healthcare systems a way to streamline processes and staffing needs as a worker shortage pushes the industry into what one prominent group calls ‘a national emergency.’
Racial Disparities in Diagnosing and Treating Bladder Cancer
Public HealthAn analysis of National Cancer Database records reaffirmed decades-old beliefs about who is at greater risk of advanced-stage bladder cancer diagnosis.