ORIGINAL RESEARCH

WILLINGNESS TO TAKE WEIGHT LOSS MEDICATION AMONG OBESE PRIMARY CARE PATIENTS

A majority of patients were willing to take a daily weight loss pill but expected more than a 10% weight loss.

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REPORTS FROM THE FIELD

MAKING QUALITY REAL FOR PHYSICIANS

The strategies underpinning 10 years of successful clinical quality improvement work in a department of medicine.


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CLINICAL REVIEW

CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF CANCER-RELATED FATIGUE

Recognition of cancer-related fatigue and approach to its management.

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CASE-BASED REVIEW

GENOMIC TESTING IN THE MANAGEMENT OF EARLY-STAGE BREAST CANCER

The use of genomic tests to assess prognosis and guide adjuvant therapy decisions.

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OUTCOMES RESEARCH IN REVIEW

INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT CARE FOR HIGH-NEED PATIENTS DID NOT IMPACT UTILIZATION OR COSTS

An intensive outpatient care program for high-need veterans did not reduce health care costs or utilization.

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CLINICAL COMMUNICATION

A TALKING MAP FOR FAMILY MEETINGS IN THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT

Practicing the behaviors demonstrated in the cognitive map may increase clinician skill during difficult conversations.

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