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Monitor - Jan 2002 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2002 - ...of errors, preventing errors through the use of technology and understanding how working conditions (e.g., staffing levels, fatigue and stress) can affect patient safety. Pain management 101 Doctors in California are now required under state law to take courses in pain management...

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Letters - Sep 2001 -- FPM

Sep 1, 2001 - ...A malpractice suit winner Fam Pract Manag. 2001 Sep;8(8):13. To the Editor: I found Coping With the Stress of Being Sued [May 2001, page 41] very interesting. I was recently tried for malpractice and was one of the lucky 80 percent of physicians who win. Of course, there is...

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Depositions: Defending Your Care -- FPM

Aug 1, 2001 - If you’re sued for malpractice, follow these safe deposition tips and you may not have to go to court.

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Coping With the Stress of Being Sued -- FPM

May 1, 2001 - Malpractice accusations can be emotionally devastating. Here's how to withstand the pressure.

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Letters - Feb 2001 -- FPM

Feb 1, 2001 - ...Documenting High-Risk Cases to Avoid Malpractice Liability [October 2000, page 33] discussed the diseases commonly associated with malpractice litigation and highlighted five clinical situations where the risk associated with misdiagnosis is high. It was predictable that myocardial...

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14 Alternative Practice Styles -- FPM

Feb 1, 2001 - Perhaps the road less traveled is the right career path for you. Here are more than a dozen ideas to get you started.

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Monitor - Jan 2001 -- FPM

Jan 1, 2001 - ...Managing your stress Whether at work or home, keep your stress level in check by trying these tips: Say no sometimes. Get rid of the clutter around you. Discuss your worries with someone. Don’t let others determine your mood. Take 30 minutes of quiet time every day. Don’t worry...

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How to Find the Job That's Right for You -- FPM

Dec 1, 2000 - Before you enter the job market, ask yourself, What do I really want?

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Ask FPM - May 2000 -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - ...value scale (RBRVS). Under RBRVS, total RVUs for each CPT code are the sum of three components: work RVUs, practice-expense RVUs and malpractice RVUs. You may want to clarify with these insurers whether they're using total RVUs or work RVUs to estimate your work. Payment is usually...

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Readers Speak Out on Family Physicians' Scope of Practice -- FPM

May 1, 2000 - Is the scope of family practice narrowing? See how your colleagues answer this question.

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Preventing and Responding to Sexual Harassment -- FPM

Oct 1, 1999 - Protect yourself and your practice by creating an effective sexual harassment policy and by investigating incidents promptly.

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The FPM Authors Guide -- FPM

Jun 1, 1999 - We try to make writing for FPM as easy and as rewarding as possible.

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Interpretation of the Electronic Fetal Heart Rate During Labor - American Family Physician

May 1, 1999 - Electronic fetal heart rate monitoring is commonly used to assess fetal well-being during labor. Although detection of fetal compromise is one benefit of fetal monitoring, there are also risks, including false-positive tests that may result in unnecessary surgical intervention. Since ...

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Pros and Cons of Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer - Editorials - American Family ...

Jan 1, 1999 - ...and colleagues,7 stress symptoms that were related to breast-ovarian cancer at a baseline interview predicted the onset of depressive symptoms in family members who were invited for testing but declined: Among persons who reported high baseline levels of stress, depression rates in...

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Tools for Today's Family Physician: The FPM Curriculum -- FPM

Jan 1, 1999 - Dr. Rivo's introduction of the FPM curriculum as evidence of FPM's relevance to all FPs.

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Demand Management: The Patient Education Connection -- FPM

Sep 1, 1998 - The easy, affordable demand management strategy might also be the most effective.

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Physician, Laugh at Thyself -- FPM

Sep 1, 1998 - The author explains why you need not check your sense of humor at the door when treating patients. He explores how humor can be both a therapeutic tool and a tool for making interactions more patient-friendly.

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Thoughts on the Prevention of Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Infection - Editorials - ...

Jun 1, 1998 - ...informed consent related to group B streptococcal disease, and an appeal for legal information and assistance. The latter states: Each malpractice suit we win gives a greater incentive to those physicians and facilities to begin the routine screening of GBS for their respective...

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Coping With the Stress of Being Sued -- Family Practice Management

...Malpractice accusations can be emotionally devastating. Here’s how to withstand the pressure. Chances are better than 50/50 thatyou’ll be sued for malpractice atleast once during your career.1So, what’s the good news? Most lawsuits don’t go to trial and those few that do usually...

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Coding for Evaluation and Management Services

Maximize payment and reduce stress by understanding how to properly document and code for evaluation and management (E/M) services.

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...Malpractice and liability Nov-Dec 2002 Issue A Primer on Employment Contracts [Salaried FP] This article identifies and defines the key terms contained in most physicians' employment contracts. Nov-Dec 2002 Issue The HIPAA Privacy Rule: Answers to Frequently Asked...

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...How Do You Manage Your Malpractice Risk? [Editor's Page] Invites readers to submit tips to supplement Roberts article in this issue. Jan 2003 Issue Providing Charity Care: A Primer on Liability Risk [Feature] If there’s a bright spot in the medical liability system, it’s...

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...Stress and change Jan 2003 Issue Small Change: Nickel and Dime Stuff Can Make a Difference [Editor's Page] Jack Silversin and Mary Jane Kornacki’s article in this issue gives excellent advice on how to bring about change. But it also is a demonstration of how hard it is to bring...

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Don't Be a Target for a Malpractice Suit - Family Practice Management

...Don’t Be a Target for a Malpractice Suit Edward G. Zurad, MD As you know, being a family physician is an extraordinary challenge. Each day, we take care of patients who present to us with multiple complaints affected by an infinite number of unknown variables. In the precious...

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