In a recent interview with Inside Patient Care: Pharmacy & Clinics, Jonathan L. Temte, MD, PhD, Chair of the US Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, discusses the role of the committee and the importance of pharmacists and retail clinicians in immunization.
I am Privileged to still be seeing patients in our primary care practice within the Division of Internal Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College (formerly Jefferson Medical College). Parenthetically, I am also the oldest physician in the group. Like many primary care physicians, I have recently seen an increase in the number of patients who bring results of proprietary genetic testing to the office. These results, often from companies such as 23andMe, a DNA analysis service, represent a sea change in at least one aspect of the doctor–patient relationship.
Obesity is a significant health concern today in both adults and children in the United States. The following tips are general guidelines to improve patients’ health and prevent obesity.
Stress is a routine part of our lives and affects everyone differently. The following tips are ways to reduce and manage stress, and promote a healthy state of well-being.
Now that the warm weather is here, it is important for patients to protect their skin.
Improving medication use and management is a complex process. There are a variety of external factors that can influence a pharmacist/patient exchange of information (counseling session), including how the patient interprets the information, or even the attentiveness of the patient during the counseling session. These factors will impact each patient differently.
Throughout history, people have looked upon others to be “good”—good neighbors, good coworkers, good teachers, good friends, and, in general, good people. To link the term “good” to pharmacy, we must be aware that past and present remedies (medications) can do good or cause harm.
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