Clinical Features

Outpatient care results in lawsuit

Serious complications 
follow a decision not to hospitalize a patient.

Assessing and treating
 pediatric obesity

NPs and PAs are at the forefront of efforts to reverse the increasing 
incidence of childhood obesity during the past three decades.

Live from AANP 2015

Read our exclusive coverage of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2015 meeting, live from New Orleans!

Understanding Dupuytren disease

Needle aponeurotomy and collagenase Clostridium histolyticum are both viable options for treating patients with Dupuytren disease.

2015 NP/PA Salary Survey

The results are based on analysis of 3,019 NPs who responded to the NP survey, and 1,490 PAs who responded to the PA survey.

NAPNAP 2015 Annual Meeting

Read our coverage of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 2015 meeting.

Live from AAPA 2015

Read our exclusive live coverage of the 2015 AAPA Annual Conference in San Francisco, California

Opinion

The Waiting Room When is a freckle just a freckle?

When is a freckle just a freckle?

Health care professionals, like patients, can often jump to the worst conclusions when making a diagnosis.

The Waiting Room What's the difference between AAPA and MLA conferences?

What's the difference between AAPA and MLA conferences?

Despite the differences in professional foci, the AAPA and MLA conferences have several similarities.

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Advisor Forum

Black urine after a spinning class

Black urine after a spinning class

After taking a spinning exercise class, a woman developed acute kidney injury.

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

A man with worsening pain in his right arm is diagnosed with reflex sympathetic dystrophy.

Xylitol, toxicity, and pets

Xylitol, toxicity, and pets

Xylitol can be used as an alternative medicine but is very toxic to dogs.

Oxygen therapy in a patient with emphysema

Oxygen therapy in a patient with emphysema

Take caution when using oxygen therapy to treat patients with emphysema.

Offering a 'hand sandwich'
 to ticklish patients

Offering a 'hand sandwich'
 to ticklish patients

Using a simple mind trick can help clinicians handle ticklish patients during abdominal exams.

Viewing pupil response to light 
in a patient with brown eyes

Viewing pupil response to light 
in a patient with brown eyes


Clinicians can use two lights of different brightness to view pupil response in dark eyes.

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