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Too many older adults are taking risky sedative medications

A recent investigation in Quebec uncovered a concerning trend: benzodiazepines — medications commonly used for sleep or anxiety — are being overprescribed. This investigation has prompted the Quebec College of Physicians to closely examine the usage of these medications. But this issue extends beyond Quebec’s borders; across Canada, these medications...

Mon Apr 15, 2024 01:34
Saving lives with naloxone: perspectives from the frontline

According to a recent report by the Stanford-Lancet Commission on the North American Opioid Crisis, “more than 600,000 people in the USA and Canada have died from opioid overdose since 1999, and a staggering 1.2 million more are estimated to die due to overdose by 2029.” The opioid crisis has reinforced hard lessons learned in Read more… Saving lives...

Sun Apr 14, 2024 16:34
Overparenting: Finding solace amidst criticism

An excerpt from A Schizoid at Smith: How Overparenting Leads to Underachieving. “Work always lacks effort,” “Just no interest whatsoever,” “Inattention,” “Disturbance,” “Silly conduct,” the teachers’ remarks read. All those criticisms could have defined your scribe’s output. They are rather the report card marginalia of a class clown. Another outstanding...

Sun Apr 14, 2024 16:34
Charting efficiency secrets [PODCAST]

Subscribe to The Podcast by KevinMD. Watch on YouTube. Catch up on old episodes! Join nurse practitioner Erica Dorn as we delve into practical strategies to enhance charting efficiency. From leveraging smart phrases and templates to setting boundaries with patients, Erica shares valuable tips to streamline the documentation process. We’ll explore the...

Sun Apr 14, 2024 16:34
Finding joy beyond medicine: a tale of pet companionship

My question to all the health care workers is, “Have you ever kept pets or tried to keep them?” If the answer is “yes,” then you are indeed very lucky. I think there are only two sources that can bring utter joy to humans in this life. One of them is children, and the other Read more… Finding joy beyond medicine: a tale of pet companionship originally...

Sun Apr 14, 2024 16:34
Navigating organizational dysfunction: lessons from Boeing

If it ain’t Boeing, I ain’t going—at one time, public opinion of an engineering company run by engineers. Today, perception is a little different. The multinational conglomerate and defense contractor owns some staggering recent mishaps—safety systems, door plugs, unclear technical issues. A disconnect between senior management and hands-on employees...

Sun Apr 14, 2024 16:34

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