Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — Muslims in Malaysia may have to learn to live with their wrinkles after the country's top Islamic xbody ruled against Botox (Allergan) injections.
In the past, I've used this space to rally for volunteerism/charitable endeavors and discuss outstanding services performed by those in dermatology. My sense has been that, while I'm not entirely "preaching to the choir," I am addressing a group of specialists, my fellow dermatologists, of whom many graciously give of their time in charitable medical and nonmedical ways.
National report — When a patient suffers damages as a result of care administered by a physician extender and a malpractice suit arises, then the physician as well as the physician extender will likely be sued, says David J. Goldberg, M.D., J.D.
National report — Free or reduced cost medical care for U.S.
patients without sufficient financial resources is continuing to
decline, further challenging an already stressed safety net in the
nation's healthcare system and putting pressure on physicians
across specialties, including dermatologists.
The airport is located 14 miles south of downtown San Francisco, in San Mateo County. For public transit information to the airport, contact BART, SamTrans or Caltrain. Muni does not serve the San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
Even seasoned dermatopathologists may be uneasy with the diagnosis of exotic worms and fungi like this.
Sometimes it is handy to email the PDF of a Web page to someone, rather than directing them to a Web site
Cosmetic surgery practices know that starting on time is critical to managing a high volume of patients, but many practices are discovering the rewards of opening earlier in the day. A 6:30 a.m. starting time may seem ridiculous at first glance, but it can bring many benefits to patients, staff and your bottom line.
Should the cuts take place as planned, 18 percent of physicians surveyed by the American Medical Association say they would stop accepting new Medicare patients; 57 percent would decrease time spent with patients; and 46 percent would reduce staffing levels.