Medical Lifestyle Perspective

 
 

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake and Hesitancy Among US Nurses While this study found a high uptake of COVID-19 vaccination among nurses, some remained resistant. Why have these nurses been hesitant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine?
  • Placebo's Invisible Brother: The Nocebo Effect The placebo effect is well-researched, but what do we really know about the nocebo effect? This scoping review aimed to identify existing studies and gaps in current knowledge.
  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Doctors It's holiday season. Here are some great and innovative suggestions for finding that perfect gift for the physician in your life.
  • Sick Call 'We reached the high water mark for physicians calling out sick from my department this year. That's saying a lot. Our docs, like most, don't call out sick,' Dr Jeffrey Benabio writes in his column.
  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Nurses From pampering their hands and feet to sanitizing and tracking their gadgets, Medscape offers suggestions for presents for the nurse in your life.
  • 25 Terrific Winter Vacations for Doctors From sun-drenched beaches to powdery ski slopes and vibrant cities, these 25 destinations in the US and abroad have much to offer stressed-out physicians seeking a break.
  • What Is Contemplative Medicine?   Indu Subramanian tells Kathrin LaFaver about the fellowship she did in contemplative medicine and how to integrate mindfulness into work and life.
  • Four-Day Workweeks Work for Doctors Too Four-day workweeks are gaining popularity as we adjust to post-pandemic workplace changes. Though not new in medicine, if you are not already taking part in this trend, it may be worth checking out.
  • Burned Out? Maybe It's Time for a Medical Sabbatical What if a medical sabbatical could offer physicians both recovery and rejuvenation?
  • Change Makers: Dr Isaacs on Healthcare Delivery Innovations Dr Whyte speaks with Permanente Medical Group CEO and Executive Director Dr Richard Isaacs about how the pandemic changed our expectations of healthcare delivery and upcoming innovations in patient care.
  • Infographic: Where Physicians Side on Difficult Choices Doctors reveal how they would react to four ethically challenging scenarios that could involve the quality of patient treatment or patient interactions.
  • COVID-19 Symptoms and Deaths Among Healthcare Workers A nationwide study identifies the demographic characteristics and symptoms that may predict COVID deaths among healthcare workers.
  • 20 Best Places for Doctors to Retire Where would you like to retire? Find out which places have the "secret sauce."
  • 10 Best End-of-Year Tax Strategies There's still time to make some tax moves that can help lower your tax burden in April 2023.
  • Encouraging Resilience and Grit May Be Fueling PA Burnout High-performing physician assistants push themselves to the breaking point trying to prove their abilities, burnout specialist says.
  • The Orifices -- Where Most of Medicine's Money Is Made Over the course of a long career, Dr Lundberg has witnessed huge, even astounding advances in what he calls orificial medicine.
  • Systematic Reviews of Breast Cancer Survivor Interventions Identifying the areas in which evidence gaps remain could help promote new research into survivorship care interventions for breast cancer survivors.
  • Attending to Oncology Team Well-Being Addressing the factors that contribute to burnout among members of the oncology team could help improve clinician well-being and patient care.
  • These Are the Data Docs Need to Tackle Monkeypox With burnout increasing among frontline providers, how can we enable effective patient care as we continue to battle new infectious diseases?
  • Near-death Experiences Near-death experiences have a profound impact on those who experience them.