HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Annals of Internal Medicine Tip Sheet for May 15, 2007

  1. Drug Market Research Goes Back 50 Years, Aided by Physicians and Physician Organizations

    Examination of physicians prescribing patterns and accumulation and sale of this information by the health care information organization industry is not new and was not imposed upon the medical profession by the pharmaceutical industry, an author writes (History of Medicine, p. 742).

    Prescriber profiling was developed through interactions by the industry with active participation by practicing physicians and their organizations. For example, the American Medical Associations Physician Masterfile, information from which is sold by the AMA, requires participation from both professional associations and practicing physicians, the writer says.

    Legislation or policy to remedy issues of prescriber profiling must recognize the role not only of the pharmaceutical industry but also of physicians and physician organizations who collectively bear responsibility for proper utilization.

    An editorial writer calls for an end to physician participation in marketing research and the sale of physician prescribing data to marketing firms (Editorial, p. 751).

  2. Managing Depression in Older Adults Linked to Lower Death Rates

    A new study of 1,226 older adults in 20 primary care practices found that the death rate of those with depression who were enrolled in a depression management group was lower than those with depression receiving usual care (Article, p. 689). The effect appears mainly in deaths that were due to cancer. The reason for the effect is not clear.

  3. Fibromyalgia Review: Patients Experience Pain Differently From Norm

    A review of published literature on fibromyalgia finds that patients with the condition, which is characterized by chronic muscle pain and stiffness, have a lower pain threshold than healthy individuals (Review, p. 726). The cause and treatment of
    '"/>



Contact: Susan Anderson
sanderson@acponline.org
215-351-2653
American College of Physicians
14-May-2007


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Aug. 7, 2007, issue
2. May/June Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
3. Tip sheet for Annals of Internal Medicine -- May 1, 2007, issue
4. Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, April 17, 2007
5. Embargoed March/April Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
6. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for March 6, 2007
7. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Feb. 20, 2007, issue
8. Embargoed Jan./Feb. Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
9. November/December 2006 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
10. Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for December 5, 2006
11. Tip sheet Annals of Internal Medicine, Nov. 21, 2006, issue

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/19/2019)... ... 19, 2019 , ... The California Dental Association is pleased ... refinancing as a new member benefit. , Student loan debt is one ... for all indebted graduates in the class of 2018 for public and private ...
(Date:2/19/2019)... , ... February 19, 2019 , ... ... dedicated to serving the entire family with modern, state-of-the-art dental treatments in a ... award-winning cosmetic dentist. While Dr. Roberts is known for providing advanced services in ...
(Date:2/19/2019)... ... 19, 2019 , ... NCPDP announced today that Dave deBronkart, ... will deliver the luncheon keynote on Tuesday, May 7, at its 2019 ... empowering partnerships between patients and their medical providers to NCPDP’s Annual Conference, May ...
(Date:2/19/2019)... ... February 19, 2019 , ... According to a recent study by ... previous work and daily routines; and only 26% of widows return to their pre-loss ... of a spouse is one of the most tragic events that one can face. ...
(Date:2/19/2019)... ... February 18, 2019 , ... AdventHealth Connerton is the first ... Sanitizing Stations to maximize infection control for patients and their families. The patented, ... and C. difficile, which can be transmitted from the bottoms of shoes to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/19/2019)... ... February 19, 2019 , ... Periodontist, Dr. Arta ... utilizes modern dental lasers. The Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP) uses the ... the leading cause of gum disease. Dr. Farahmand is certified and trained to ...
(Date:2/19/2019)... ... February 19, 2019 , ... As many ... Dyslexia Association estimates that there are 1 billion people with dyslexia worldwide. In ... Education and founder of CMRubinWorld, Fredrik Wetterhall, the co-founder of Lexplore, discusses the ...
(Date:2/19/2019)... ... 2019 , ... Tap water issues in the greater Miami area? , “Nova ... looking forward to seeing the same great success in our new franchised Territory in ... Novak, President of Nova Filtration. , The drinking water in Miami primarily comes from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: