FPs Fight to Retain Full Scope, Ensure High-quality Care

The Reference Committee on Practice Enhancement at the 2019 Congress of Delegates discussed topics including privileging, credentialing, scope of practice and acupuncture.
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Authors: Bashir MU, Bhagra A, Kapa S, McLeod CJ Abstract Atrial fibrillation is the most common symptomatic arrhythmia that is associated with stroke. Contemporary management of the disease is focused on anticoagulation to prevent stroke, coupled with catheter ablation to limit symptoms and prevent deleterious cardiac remodeling. Emerging data highlights the importance of lifestyle modification by managing sleep apnea, increasing physical activity, and weight loss. There is significant data that supports a link between the autonomic nervous system, arrhythmia development, and atrial fibrillation therapy. It is like...
Source: Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine - Category: Cardiology Tags: Rev Cardiovasc Med Source Type: research
Resumo Objetivo Avaliar os efeitos da pr ática de acupuntura realizada no alívio da dor lombar em gestantes que se encontram no segundo e terceiro trimestre de gravidez, bem como na execução das atividades diárias. Métodos Estudo quase experimental, antes e depois, realizado com 56 gestantes com idade gestacional entre 14 e 37 sema nas e queixa referida de dor lombar. Foram realizadas seis sessões de acupuntura, duas vezes por semana, com 30 minutos, cada uma, com a aplicação de pontos sistêmicos e auriculares. Para avaliação da dor utilizou...
Source: Acta Paulista de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Source Type: research
Conclusions: A variety of chronic diseases may increase the risk of cellulitis after acupuncture. Physicians asked about past medical history before acupuncture might help to reduce cellulitis.
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Condition:   Sickle Cell Disease Intervention:   Other: acupuncture Sponsor:   Deepika Darbari Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
(Natural News) Headaches are associated with pain that can be trifling when mild and disabling when severe. A minor headache may not be a cause of concern, although what causes it is still unclear. However, some headaches, such as those that develop after the age of 50 and are accompanied by other symptoms like fever,...
Source: NaturalNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Abstract It is thought that around 10% of pregnant women turn to acupuncture to alleviate troublesome pregnancy ailments: vomiting, pelvic, back and even labour pain, and to induce labour (Martensson et al., Midwifery 2011;27(1):87-92). Within this unregulated field the available literature is of insufficient quality to show whether acupuncture is either safe, or effective. PMID: 31599071 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: BJOG : An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: BJOG Source Type: research
If your pet has arthritis, allergies, digestive issues, hip dysplasia, or certain neurological disorders, your vet may recommend acupuncture.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Conditions:   Auricular Acupoint Embedding;   Pancreaticoduodenectomy;   Delayed Gastric Emptying Intervention:   Other: Ear Acupuncture Sponsor:   Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
By JOE FLOWER The system is unstable. We are already seeing the precursor waves of massive and multiple disturbances to come. Disruption at key leverage points, new entrants, shifting public awareness and serious political competition cast omens and signs of a highly changed future. So what’s the frequency? What are the smart bets for a strategic chief financial officer at a payer or provider facing such a bumpy ride? They are radically different from today’s dominant consensus strategies. In this five-part series, Joe Flower lays out the argument, the nature of the instability, and the best-bet strategie...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Economics The Business of Health Care cooperation Joe Flower Payers Providers The Opportunity in Disruption Source Type: blogs
Conditions:   Nausea;   Vomiting;   Anxiety Interventions:   Other: Acupuncture;   Other: Aromatherapy Sponsor:   Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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