Tag: CDC

Science at twilight: Reasserting our democratic responsibility

Thomas Jefferson sat alone in a Philadelphia boarding house. He was nervous; much was riding on the words he would now write. The sovereignty...

CDC codifies CLI, CLTI in ICD-10-CM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has approved a proposal to distinctly recognize critical limb ischemia (CLI) and critical limb-threatening ischemia (CLTI)...

Medical care in time of coronavirus: Handling patients without COVID-19

The patient was thin, pale and clearly frightened, although he tried not to show it. With poor English skills, he patiently sat on the...

Call for older physicians to be protected from COVID-19

Hospitals and government health departments should give careful consideration to the protection of older physicians and nurses in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

How will coronavirus impact medical education?

The meeting, the seminar and the symposium: Collectively, this triumvirate of forum types forms one of the core elements of postgraduate medical education. These...