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JOURNAL UPDATE

Clinician Job Satisfaction Linked to Improved Burnout Scores

October 20, 2017. 7:00 PM CDT. Reduced intention to leave practice for clinicians who report increased job satisfaction during follow-up Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

No Evidence to Back Abdominal Hypopressive Technique

October 17, 2017 Very limited research has been done on technique's use for pelvic floor dysfunction treatment

Female Physicians May Be Especially at Risk of Burnout

October 17, 2017 They tend to deal with psychosocial care more than male colleagues but can take steps to reduce stress

Online Ratings Not Aligned With Objective Quality Measures

October 16, 2017 In addition, consumer ratings are consistent across platforms for specialist physicians

Most Female Physicians Have Faced Sexist Patient Comments

October 16, 2017 Sexual harassment by patients can negatively affect physician-patient relationship, quality of care

Worse HIV Care Outcomes for Hispanics, Latinos

October 16, 2017 Lower care and viral suppression for Hispanic, Latino males with HIV infection due to injection drug use

Model Predicts Cost-Effectiveness for Anal Lesion Treatment

October 16, 2017 Findings show variation by age of HIV-positive men who have sex with men

Serious Suffering Affects Almost Half of Those Who Die Yearly

October 13, 2017 Vast majority who experience serious health-related suffering have no palliative care, pain relief

Pre-Retirement Morbidity Higher in Later Birth Cohorts

October 13, 2017 Worse measures of health for Americans who must work longer to reach Social Security retirement age

Quality Issues for Both Paper-, Electronic-Based Health Records

October 13, 2017 Study affirms poor quality of nursing documentation, as well as lack of knowledge and skills

Genetic Variant Tied to Prostate Cancer Outcomes

October 12, 2017 Time to metastasis, length of survival vary by number of HSD3B1 (1245C) variant alleles

Low-Cost Services a Major Player in Unnecessary Health Spending

October 12, 2017 Costs associated with low-cost, low-value health services nearly twice as high as high-cost services

30-Day Mortality Lower With Female Surgeons

October 11, 2017 But surgeon sex is not associated with differences in readmissions or complications

Medical License Questions Sway Doctors’ Mental Health Help

October 11, 2017 Asking only about current mental health may encourage help-seeking behavior

HPV Vaccination After Lesion Treatment Is Likely Cost-Effective

October 11, 2017 Adjuvant HPV vaccination could reduce anal cancer risk in HIV-infected men who have sex with men

Educational Intervention in Hospital Can Cut Catheter Use

October 11, 2017 Intervention targets nurses, doctors; includes posters, small-group lessons, health record changes