Universal Screening Urged for At-risk Alcohol Use in the UK
3 monthes ago - By Medscape
Universal screening by primary care providers more effectively identifies those who could benefit from an alcohol intervention than does targeted screening by clinical condition, researchers in the UK say.
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Hospital-based primary care settings more likely to provide unnecessary services
3 monthes ago - By Healio
Patients with common conditions such as upper respiratory tract infections, back pain and headaches are more likely to receive unnecessary tests and services when seeking care at hospital-based primary practices as opposed to community-based practices, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine.“Low-value care is defined as patient care that provides minimal average benefit in specific clinical scenarios,” John N. Mafi, MD, MPH, from the division of general internal medicine and health services research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los...
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