Clinical Features

Case study in type 1 diabetes

A 36-year-old man with type 1 diabetes presents to the emergency room with hyperglycemia and possible diabetic ketoacidosis.

The Salary Survey is Back!

Wondering how your salary stacks up against other healthcare practitioners? Now you can find out!

AAPA 2017 Live Coverage

Read the latest news from AAPA 2017!

Genetic testing: an overview for clinicians

Understanding genetic testing allows providers to make the most of this resource in patient care.

Preventing Lyme disease and tick bites

Individuals have a higher risk of tick bites and tickborne diseases from May through July.

Child maltreatment and developmental trauma disorder

Developmental trauma disorder, not yet officially recognized, results from child maltreatment and has many neurobiologic consequences.

Head trauma in urgent care

A 71-year-old man is brought to the emergency department by his family after he tripped and fell in his backyard 30 minutes before presentation.

Case Study: An unusual pelvic mass

A woman who is in generally good health presents with a visibly enlarged abdomen with left-sided dominance and increased pelvic pressure that had worsened.

Opinion

The Waiting Room The House's healthcare bill: Trumpcare or "Chumpcare"?

The House's healthcare bill: Trumpcare or "Chumpcare"?

Public opinion polls support the views of professional organizations, with 60% of Americans opposing the new American Health Care Act, 31% supporting it, and 9% undecided.

The Waiting Room Tips for adjusting to the night shift

Tips for adjusting to the night shift

Working through the night and sleeping during the day can be a difficult adjustment.

Advisor Forum

Your Comments Being frank on frankincense and its role in cancer prevention

Being frank on frankincense and its role in cancer prevention

Just as in nutrition, there are certified aromatherapists who can assist providers in helping their patients use essential oils safely.

Your Comments The ACA: Clinicians weigh in on whether to repeal or preserve

The ACA: Clinicians weigh in on whether to repeal or preserve

Three health care clinicians discuss the advantages and disadvantages of repealing the Affordable Care Act and how the change would impact their practice.

Consultations Evidence-based practices for suicide prevention

Evidence-based practices for suicide prevention

Physician education in depression recognition and treatment and restricting access to lethal methods have significant data supporting their effectiveness in suicide prevention.

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