Should Hospital Physicians Address Outpatient Clinic Letters to Patients?
The Academy of Royal Medical Colleges has released new guidance encouraging hospital physicians to write outpatient clinic letters directly to patients, without using medical jargon. Are you for or against addressing outpatient clinic letters to patients?

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Should Older Doctors Be Tested for Cognitive Impairment?
As a condition for recredentialing, some hospitals require doctors ≥70 years to be screened for cognitive decline. Some think this will make patients safer, but others find it discriminatory. Are you for or against mandatory screening for older doctors?

Last Answered: 1 day ago

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Resident Hour Debate Returns
In July, the new ACGME rules will extend the maximum shift from 18 to 24 hours. The ACGME provides evidence that this will not impact patient care because other provisions in the rules. Are you for or against the new maximum shift?

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Should Doctors Speak to Immigrant Patients About the Proposed "Public Charge" Rule?
The Trump administration is considering a policy that would allow a "public charge" determination based on an immigrant's use of Medicaid or Medicare. Are you for or against discussing the rule with patients?

Last Answered: 4 hours ago

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Mandatory Flu Vaccination?
More than 50,000 Americans are expected to die during this flu season. This season's vaccine is up to 59% effective. At the same time, flu vaccination rates are going down. Is it time to require flu vaccinations, especially in at-risk populations?

Last Answered: 4 hours ago

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Latent and Ignored Cancer Signs
Which cancer warning signs/symptoms have your patients tended to ignore?

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Are opioids being misused? Let us know your opinion
Have any of your patients with severe chronic pain been negatively affected by these guidelines?

Last Answered: 4 hours ago

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Should US hospitals seek out international patients?
Many US hospitals seek out international patients who are able to pay for care not available in their home countries, but some argue that they take up beds that should go to local patients. Are you for or against US hospitals seeking out foreign patients?

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Clinical Guidelines: Providing Clarity or Causing Confusion?
Are you ever conflicted about which guidelines to follow?

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Restricting Blood and Tissue Donations
The FDA blood, tissue, and organ donation policy indicates that men who have sex with other men (MSM) have to wait for 12 months since their last sexual contact before donating. Are you for or against this 12-month deferral policy for MSM?

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