(See previous blog posts: http://phcprimarycare.org/?p=101 and http://phcprimarycare.org/?p=346.)
As a refresher, Choosing Wisely was created “to promote conversations between physicians and patients by helping patients choose care that is:
- Supported by evidence
- Not duplicative of other tests or procedures already received Continue reading →
Let’s cut to the chase. Yes, it does.
If you’re having a busy day, feel free to exit out of our primary care blog now and resume your other activities. You’ve read the take-home message and you’re good to go.
If you have a few more minutes, feel free to read on. Continue reading →
Physicians live by the highest code of ethics. Primum non nocere, or first, do no harm, is a principle we all hear in medical school and which follows us throughout our careers. It reflects the importance of physicians, and all clinicians, avoiding actions which are Continue reading →
Researchers (D.H.Gilling et al.) recently investigated and published an article online in the Journal of Applied Microbiology about the antiviral efficacy of oregano oil. The active antiviral ingredient is carvacrol, the substance that gives oregano its distinctive smell. Continue reading →