Karen Nash
Karen Nash is a medical reporter and media consultant based in Monroeville, PA.
Patients' lack of compliance, preparation are urologists' top complaints
Urologists acknowledged that they do get frustrated with certain patient behaviors, with noncompliance heading the list.
Urologists tread slowly into social networking waters
Some urologists have started experimenting with social media due to patient demand. Others are taking a wait-and-see approach while weighing the benefits and possible drawbacks.
Have you ever experienced burnout as a urologist? How do you cope?
Urologists say spending time with family helps them deal with the stress of practicing medicine.
Aging doctors may need some skills testing, urologists say
While many older physicians retain excellent clinical skills into their seventh decade and beyond, questions have been raised about age-related illness in older clinicians and how it affects their ability to practice.
Is private-practice urology becoming a thing of the past?
Opinions are mixed on the future of practicing urology in a private setting.
Has the amount of time urologists spend with patients changed?
Urologists say they average around 10 to 15 minutes with each patient.
5-alpha-reductase inhibitors to reduce prostate cancer risk: Urologists' views are mixed
Urologists respond to the FDA's ruling on dutasteride and finasteride.
Urology patient demands, economics drive evolution in surgery
Urology has undergone an evolution in both the way clinicians approach surgical and nonsurgical procedures and the settings in which they perform them.
What's vital for young urologists to have in their practice?
Most urologists point to an excellent staff as the key to a successful practice.
Clinical guidelines in urology: What treatments or procedures could use them?
There are several areas where urologists feel clinical guidelines would be helpful.