AAPA IMPACT 2013 spotlights importance of expanding PA roles in primary care and improving public awareness of the profession.
High discontinuation rates with traditional second-line overactive bladder therapies suggest more treatment options are needed.
The AAPA's Clinical Health Affairs Commission cites childhood immunization, post-traumatic stress disorder, obesity, celiac disease and dementia as topics to watch in 2013.
Previously, the FDA has only allowed manufacturers to market HbA1c tests as tools for monitoring blood glucose, not diagnosis.
Higher stroke prevalence in an aging population brings total projected stroke costs to $240.67 billion by 2030.
Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, discussed the benefits of several Health Resources and Services Administration programs at NAPNAP 2013.
Testing for the breast-cancer susceptibility genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 is costly and not a standard screening tool for the general patient population.
How do I do what is best for the patient if the patient cannot afford a higher level of treatment?
What is a good screening test for evaluation of closed head injury?
What constitutes a reasonable workup for neutropenia in an otherwise healthy young person?
A simple technique gets patients with Parkinson disease and dementia to ambulate.
A trick to help pediatric patients sit still during routine exams.
In patients with chronic headaches, ear or jaw pain, a tongue blade test can detect TMJ.
There is a direct correlation between testosterone and metabolic syndrome, mental function, libido, erectile dysfunction, bone density, and overall energy.
A white man, aged 35 years, was referred to dermatology for treatment of a rash of several weeks' duration. The ...
A man, aged 34 years, presented with an intermittently pruritic lesion on his left mid-back. The lesion had ...
A white man, aged 67 years, sought treatment for the insidious onset of discoloration of his arms and legs. The ...