standards

November 21, 2019

Mental-health researchers examine which factors influence policymakers’ decisions to support treatments that showed success in trials.

March 16, 2018

What happens when groups that publish official medical guidelines disagree on a basic premise? 

Research studies of chronic low-back pain should be more consistent in design, in order to progress faster toward better treatment, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) said today.

Future surgeons must be good communicators, team players, and continuing learners who can hone their surgical and clinical skills throughout their careers, according to a new study.
 

[12 p.m. 8.20: Update noting that the guidelines were updated and republished in 2012]

In February, one of the largest-ever studies of mammograms yielded findings that might lead women to reconsider the value of those screenings.

Physicians’ disclosure of errors has been studied more in the past decade than ever before, spurring rationales and guidelines for acknowledging one’s own mistakes with patients.

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