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Survey: American physicians satisfied with career choice despite challenges

March 30, 2017

A survey of 1,200 American physicians, residents and medical students found that nine out of 10 physicians are satisfied with their career choice despite common challenges, according to a press release from the AMA.

The AMA conducted the survey in February and concluded respondents are dealing with administrative burdens, stress and lack of time. For residents, the major challenges included long hours and on-call schedules.

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Post-TAVR MRI signals risk for silent cerebral microbleeds in some patients

March 30, 2017
WASHINGTON — Nearly one-quarter of older patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement developed silent cerebral microbleeds, according to…
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AIDA: BVS linked to similar rate of TVF, higher rate of device thrombosis vs. metallic stent

March 30, 2017
In the investigator-initiated AIDA trial, a bioresorbable vascular scaffold conferred similar risk for target vessel failure but higher risk for device thrombosis…
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ACC/AHA guidelines for atherosclerotic CVD beneficial for black patients

March 30, 2017
WASHINGTON — Physicians diagnosed more black participants with atherosclerotic CVD and recommended statin therapy using the American College of Cardiology/American…

AMA, Mayo Clinic working to create ‘medical school of the future’

March 29, 2017
The AMA and the Mayo Clinic recently convened its 32-school Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium to develop innovative ideas regarding physician training…
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