Cattle-related trauma: a 5-year retrospective review in a adult major trauma center - Rhind JH, Quinn D, Cosbey L, Mobley D, Britton I, Lim J.
INTRODUCTION: Bovine injuries are a common and significant cause of trauma, often requiring admission and operative treatment. We review all bovine-related injuries over 5 years, both emergency and general practitioner (GP) referrals at an adult major trau... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Family Doctors Omit Tests for Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes Family Doctors Omit Tests for Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes
US primary care physicians are not properly checking patients with type 2 diabetes for chronic kidney disease nearly as often as they should, meaning many miss getting a timely diagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Premier Health breaks ground on expansion in Beavercreek
The facility will be attached to the south side of Premier Health's existing primary care building near The Mall at Fairfield Commons. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Through the visor 2: further learning from member experiences during Covid-19, BGS
This report is from a second survey of BGS members describing their experiences of working through the Covid-19 pandemic. Respondents represented a variety of professions involved in the health care of older people. These included consultants, speciality registrars, specialist nurses, allied health professionals and GPs working in acute, community and primary care. While responses indicated that many practical aspects had improved since the first survey, concerns remained, including the mental and emotional toll on health care professionals caring for older people. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prescribing antibiotics in primary care
Health Education England (HEE) has launched a new video to support health and care staff who recommend, prescribe, dispense and supply antibiotics in primary care. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 30, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

General Practice Fellowship programme
The General Practice Fellowship programme guidance has been updated for 2021/22, outlining the two-year programme of support available to all newly-qualified GPs and nurses working substantively in general practice. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 30, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

' A Few Mutations Away': The Threat of a Vaccine-Proof Variant'A Few Mutations Away': The Threat of a Vaccine-Proof Variant
How close is the world to seeing a SARS-CoV-2 variant that gets around protection from current COVID-19 vaccines?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

UH College of Medicine receives $1M gift to open direct primary care clinic in southwest Houston
The clinic will be the first of many that will focus on extending services to uninsured Houstonians. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Samora Source Type: news

UH College of Medicine receives $1M gift to open direct primary care clinic in southwest Houston
The clinic will be the first of many that will focus on extending services to uninsured Houstonians. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Samora Source Type: news

Agreement Helps Trans Researchers Update Names on Past Work Agreement Helps Trans Researchers Update Names on Past Work
A partnership among all 17 US national labs, along with publishers and journals, will streamline the process for people who wish to claim their past work under new names.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Heart Failure Diagnoses Often Missed in Primary Care Setting Heart Failure Diagnoses Often Missed in Primary Care Setting
Many patients with heart failure are not diagnosed until they seek care in an acute setting, particularly female and Black patients, a US study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Physician Stress Having Effect on Patients, Future Docs: Survey Physician Stress Having Effect on Patients, Future Docs: Survey
Eighty percent of patient respondents witnessed their doctor stressed and overwhelmed; nearly half don't want their child to become a physician or nurse.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

GP appointments up 31% compared with pre-pandemic levels
General practice in England delivered 31% more appointments in June this year than in June 2019 once COVID-19 jabs are factored in, according to official data that reveal the extent of pressure on primary care. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 29, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Workload Source Type: news

GPs given power to switch off online consulations as practices reach ‘breaking point’
GPs have been given the ability to stop patients contacting them through the online eConsult system as their professional body warns that primary care is reaching ‘breaking point’. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - July 29, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Through the visor 2: further learning from member experiences during Covid-19
This report is from a second survey of BGS members describing their experiences of working through the Covid-19 pandemic during winter 2020-21 and beyond. Respondents represented a variety of professions involved in the health care of older people. These included consultants, speciality registrars, specialist nurses, allied health professionals and GPs working in acute, community and primary care. While responses indicated that many practical aspects had improved since the first survey, concerns remained, including the mental and emotional toll on health care professionals caring for older people.ReportBritish Geriatrics S...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Workforce and employment Source Type: news

RCGP demands emergency rescue package for 'crisis-torn' general practice
A five-point rescue plan for general practice drawn up by the RCGP warns the profession is at 'breaking point' and urges the government to rebuild the workforce, cut bureaucracy, invest in infrastructure and ensure a strong voice for GPs in a changing NHS. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 29, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: RCGP Source Type: news

Testosterone's Ties to Success May Be a Myth
Title: Testosterone's Ties to Success May Be a MythCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - July 29, 2021 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How Can Men Get a Perfect Shave?
Title: How Can Men Get a Perfect Shave?Category: Health and LivingCreated: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - July 29, 2021 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Management of a Spontaneous Supra-aortic Arterial Dissection Management of a Spontaneous Supra-aortic Arterial Dissection
This case demonstrates the feasibility of initial medical management of uncomplicated, spontaneous supra-aortic dissection, allowing time to plan for a surgical approach if it becomes necessary.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Plan for winter now
PCC and the NHS Confederation PCN Network welcomed primary care network (PCN) leaders to an event where speakers shared their practical experience and learning about what helped last winter to aid planning for this coming winter. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 29, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Minorities Less Comfortable Discussing Sensitive Issues Minorities Less Comfortable Discussing Sensitive Issues
A new WebMD poll shows that members of minority communities are more uneasy about discussing sensitive topics, like race-related issues and sexual orientation, with doctors.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Amanda Pritchard confirmed as NHS chief executive at 'pivotal time' for health service
NHS England has confirmed that Amanda Pritchard will take over as its chief executive from 1 August - becoming the first woman in health service history to hold the post. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 28, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: People News Source Type: news

Doctor, PA, Face Lawsuit After Patient Dies of COVID-19 Doctor, PA, Face Lawsuit After Patient Dies of COVID-19
A patient's wife claims delayed testing and negligence led to her husband's death from COVID-19.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

' Staggering' Increase in Global Dementia Cases Predicted by 2050'Staggering' Increase in Global Dementia Cases Predicted by 2050
Increased access to education around the world may help drive down dementia cases, but the gains could be wiped out by increases in smoking, obesity, and diabetes, experts say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Doctor Marks'Right' Instead of'Left' Testicle, Then Operates Doctor Marks'Right' Instead of'Left' Testicle, Then Operates
Physician erred in marking the testicle for an operation; mega judgment after fertility procedure goes awry; relative of patient with COVID demands justice.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

MPs back campaign against reforms that 'threaten fairness of fitness to practise cases'
Plans to scrap the 'five-year rule' and categorise doctors with health concerns as lacking 'competence' threaten to undermine the fairness of fitness to practise investigations, MPs have warned the health secretary. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 28, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Professional regulation Source Type: news

Feds Sell Wu-Tang Clan Album Forfeited by Martin Shkreli Feds Sell Wu-Tang Clan Album Forfeited by Martin Shkreli
The private purchase of the one-of-a-kind record will go toward $7.4 million owed from fraud charges levied against the convicted hedge fund manager.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Primary Care Doctors Often Miss Heart Failure in Women, Black Patients
WEDNESDAY, July 28, 2021 -- White men are more likely to a receive correct and timely diagnosis of heart failure in their primary care doctor's office compared to other types of patients, new research shows. The serious and common heart ailment is... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 28, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Most GPs opting in for COVID boosters as LMCs warn against taking practices for granted
Many GP practices look set to sign up to deliver COVID-19 booster vaccinations ahead of the 5pm deadline on 28 July, but LMCs have warned that a lack of clarity over this year ’s flu campaign could trigger a U-turn in the coming weeks. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 28, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Contracts & funding Source Type: news

Why virtual primary care is here to stay
As an evolution of telehealth, virtual primary care is the equivalent of visiting your primary care practice, but digitally. The power of technology gives patients accessible face time with their primary care provider, virtually via phone, tablet, or computer. In one of our recent insights, we noted that employees often avoid seeking primary care due to multiple barriers such as costs, health insurance confusion, inconvenient access to a doctor, and limited time to visit a physician. However, skipping… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Why virtual primary care is here to stay
As an evolution of telehealth, virtual primary care is the equivalent of visiting your primary care practice, but digitally. The power of technology gives patients accessible face time with their primary care provider, virtually via phone, tablet, or computer. In one of our recent insights, we noted that employees often avoid seeking primary care due to multiple barriers such as costs, health insurance confusion, inconvenient access to a doctor, and limited time to visit a physician. However, skipping… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Why virtual primary care is here to stay
As an evolution of telehealth, virtual primary care is the equivalent of visiting your primary care practice, but digitally. The power of technology gives patients accessible face time with their primary care provider, virtually via phone, tablet, or computer. In one of our recent insights, we noted that employees often avoid seeking primary care due to multiple barriers such as costs, health insurance confusion, inconvenient access to a doctor, and limited time to visit a physician. However, skipping… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Why virtual primary care is here to stay
As an evolution of telehealth, virtual primary care is the equivalent of visiting your primary care practice, but digitally. The power of technology gives patients accessible face time with their primary care provider, virtually via phone, tablet, or computer. In one of our recent insights, we noted that employees often avoid seeking primary care due to multiple barriers such as costs, health insurance confusion, inconvenient access to a doctor, and limited time to visit a physician. However, skipping… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Why virtual primary care is here to stay
As an evolution of telehealth, virtual primary care is the equivalent of visiting your primary care practice, but digitally. The power of technology gives patients accessible face time with their primary care provider, virtually via phone, tablet, or computer. In one of our recent insights, we noted that employees often avoid seeking primary care due to multiple barriers such as costs, health insurance confusion, inconvenient access to a doctor, and limited time to visit a physician. However, skipping… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 28, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Healthgram Source Type: news

Book your free place at Best Practice 2021
Returning to the NEC in Birmingham on 13-14 October 2021, Best Practice is the UK ’s number one event for general practice and primary care communities. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 28, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Texas Doctor Stole Identities, Forged Records in Fraud Scheme Texas Doctor Stole Identities, Forged Records in Fraud Scheme
Family physician falsely billed TRICARE for $6.7 million;"excited delirium" death lawsuit targets hospital, nursing staff; and more.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Relaxed COVID-19 rules could open door to vaccine-evading variants, say experts
High levels of COVID-19 after the relaxation of pandemic restrictions will increase the rate of 'new variant evolution' and the risk of vaccine-evading strains of coronavirus emerging, a study has warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 27, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Coronavirus Source Type: news

MDs Rebut Claims of Toxic Culture After Resident Suicides MDs Rebut Claims of Toxic Culture After Resident Suicides
Two physicians from Lincoln Medical Center discuss the resident program and rebut charges.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Mayo, Cleveland Clinics Top Latest US News Hospital Rankings Mayo, Cleveland Clinics Top Latest US News Hospital Rankings
Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Tributes as GP and 'staunch defender of the NHS' Dr Kailash Chand dies
Tributes have poured in for long-serving Manchester GP, BMA vice president and NHS activist Dr Kailash Chand after his sudden death aged 73. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 27, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: People News Source Type: news

Unfunded 3% pay rise could add £20,000 to average GP practice wage bill
GP practices in England could see their wage bill rise by £20,000 on average after the government awarded a 3% pay rise for NHS staff without extra funding to cover practice costs. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 26, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Contracts & funding Source Type: news

Call to Action: Experts Urge Coordinated Care for'NASH Epidemic'Call to Action: Experts Urge Coordinated Care for'NASH Epidemic '
Call for doctors in primary care, hepatology, obesity medicine, endocrinology, and diabetology to stop working in silos and develop multidisciplinary teams to tackle nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Pandemic driving surge in burnout among trainee doctors and educators, GMC poll shows
One in three trainee doctors and a fifth of trainers feel burned out to a 'high' or 'very high' degree after working through the pandemic, according to a GMC survey that reveals rising strain on clinicians. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 26, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Wellbeing for GPs Source Type: news

RCGP online exhibition celebrates women in general practice
An online exhibition celebrating women ’s contribution to general practice over the past 150 years and highlighting discrimination has been launched by the RCGP. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - July 26, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: RCGP Source Type: news

Digital innovation for future-proofing primary care
This report was produced by Push Doctor with the support of valued NHS partners. It explores how primary care networks (PCNs) might use digital solutions to create a more sustainable future. Free registration is required to download this report. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attitudes towards and experiences of the NHS during Covid-19: views from patients, professionals and the public, Richmond Group of Charities
This report is the third and final report from a collaboration with Britain Thinks to understand how the experiences and perceptions of patients, professionals and the public have shifted during the pandemic and what this might mean for the future of the NHS in England. It looks at the NHS across three areas: primary care; secondary care; and community care. It also examines four patient types: mental health; long-term health conditions; cancer patients; and surgery patients. Additionally, it looks into what patients and the public understand about the term'health inequalities'. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRSA Announces Major Effort to Strengthen and Expand Community-Based Residency Programs in Rural and Underserved Communities
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced investments to strengthen and expand community-based primary care medical and dental residency programs in rural and underserved communities. Funding from the American Rescue Plan will support and expand Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) programs, includes details on current funding available. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - July 26, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Content validation for the brazilian version of the nurses global assessment of suicide risk index - Veloso LUP, Monteiro CFS, Santos JC.
OBJECTIVE: to perform the content validation of the Nurses Global Assessment of Suicide Risk index for the Brazilian population served in primary care. METHOD: a methodological study of cultural adaptation and content evaluation of the NGASR index,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Improving readiness to manage intimate partner violence in family medicine clinics by collaboration with a community organization - Martin-Engel L, Allen J, Alencar A, Levin S, Udezi VO, Pagels P, Eary RL.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Primary care clinicians are in a unique position to address intimate partner violence (IPV) in routine clinical practice. The purpose of this study was to improve clinician readiness to identify and manage IPV in four family medi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news