The ACC/AHA guideline has some significant ramifications for primary care. Dr. Charles Sneiderman reviews the changes and consequences of the new ACC/AHA guidelines for the treatment of blood cholesterol.
Shift Work Disorder: Are Clinicians Recognizing the Symptoms? According to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 36 million Americans work rotating or irregular shifts. Healthcare providers, especially residents are especially vulnerable to the consequences of various work shifts.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Improving Patient Outcomes in the Primary Care Setting. Most care takes place in the primary care setting, and sleep disorders are no exception. Although 30% of the general population report symptoms of sleep disruption and greater than 50% of primary care patients have sleep complaints, there is documented under-treatment of sleep-related disorders.