Jill Jin, MD, MPH is an Associate Editor and former Morris Fishbein Editorial Fellow at JAMA.
Pulmonologists Release “Top 5 List” of Common Things Done for Diagnosing, Treating Lung Disease That Physicians and Patients Should Question
This decade of US health care is all about choosing wisely: that is, choosing the best interventions to use (and not to use) when diagnosing and treating patients through a careful weighing of the costs, risks, and benefits of each… Read More ›
Author Insights: Universal Glove and Gown Use in ICUs May Not Reduce Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
The problem of patients acquiring antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections during hospitalization has been growing in recent years. To minimize the spread of these infections, US hospitals are instituting methods such as glove and gown use by health care workers when entering… Read More ›
Longer may not be better when it comes to radiation treatment for breast cancer. For women who underwent radiation treatment after surgery and chemotherapy for breast cancer, a radiation regimen consisting of 15 treatment sessions over 3 weeks appeared to… Read More ›