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Decision Making in Geriatrics
The geriatric population has the most extensive use of medical services. Their medical issues are complex and often aggravated by the need for surrogate decision making. The Erickson Health Medical Group’s model of geriatric ...
Judgment Day: What Do We Know About HRT? What Should We Know?
The purpose of clear communication about the possible risks of any medicine or treatment is to help consumers make informed decisions, but much of the professional and journalistic reporting of the data on HRT and health ...
Foundations for the Illusion of Certainty Pertaining to Health Risks and Benefits
Health benefits and risks are part of our everyday language and get extensive media coverage. Daily we are presented with information about effects from exposure to environmental contaminants and reports from public health ...
How and Why Too Much Health Journalism Lead the Public Astray: Case Studies from a Former Medical Reporter.
Every day, consumers are bombarded by countless medical stories touting the latest research published in The New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and other leading medical ...
Medical Journalism: A Look Inside the Television Tent
Whether we like it or not, most Americans get a great deal of their medical information from television. This can be both good and bad. Who determines what news gets on TV? Who reports medical news…and how competent are ...