Adapting to transparent medical records: international experience with open notes
What you need to knowBy 30 November 2022, patients in England who have signed up for an online service such as the NHS App should have prospective access to their primary care health record enabled by default. Access includes GPs' free-text consultation entries (commonly referred to as open . . .
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Sixty seconds on . . . sperm
Now you see them, now you don'tMale fertility is falling. Average sperm concentrations have more than halved over the past 45 years, a paper in Human Reproduction Update has reported, falling from around 101.2 million sperm per mL of semen in 1973 to around 49 million per mL in 2018.
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Inactivity is a threat to good health
McNally's article about the crisis in social care was reassuring to read.1 We hear endless lamentations about this crisis caused by a lack of care home places, too few available carers, the consequent unnecessary detention of older people in hospital, the unbelievable time spent in emergency . . .
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