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The Waiting Room Assessing the Risks of Using Alcohol as a Sleep Aid

Assessing the Risks of Using Alcohol as a Sleep Aid

Discussing alcohol use with patients is important as alcohol consumption before bedtime is shown to negatively affect patient sleeping patterns.

The Waiting Room Might Coffee Be Causing Your Poor Sleep?

Might Coffee Be Causing Your Poor Sleep?

Although the beneficial effects of drinking coffee include increased mental alertness, stamina, muscle recovery, and wakefulness, unwanted effects can include restlessness, palpitations, hypertension, insomnia, tremors, and increased urine output.

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Case Files A Diagnostic Dilemma

A Diagnostic Dilemma

A middle-aged black woman has been experiencing swelling of her arms and legs for the past 5 years.

Case Files Kennedy Terminal Ulcer

Kennedy Terminal Ulcer

A 91-year-old Hispanic woman was referred for wound care services with a stage III sacral pressure ulcer.

Case Files Subcutaneous Groin Abscess

Subcutaneous Groin Abscess

A mass located above the left groin of an 85-year-old woman was found to be a subcutaneous abscess.

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