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Legal Advisor: Falling asleep at work

After a nurse is fired for falling asleep at her job at a hospital, she claims that it was in retaliation for taking time off under the FMLA.

Case Study: Fever and low platelets

A 66-year-old woman with a history of sarcoidosis and hypertension presents to the emergency department for 4 days with right-sided abdominal pain, vomiting, fever, and mild diarrhea without blood.

A review of photosensitivity diseases

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.

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Genetic testing: an overview for clinicians

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

Opinion

The Waiting Room Sleep disturbances after traumatic brain injury

Sleep disturbances after traumatic brain injury

A traumatic brain injury can change physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning, which can include changes in the patient's sleeping patterns.

The Waiting Room Catathrenia: Parasomnia or breathing disorder?

Catathrenia: Parasomnia or breathing disorder?

Individuals with catathrenia experience a moaning, groaning, or high-pitched squeak during sleep.

Advisor Forum

Consultations Treatment for cutaneous abscesses

Treatment for cutaneous abscesses

Antibiotics do not always need to be used for cutaneous abscesses, but the condition must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis to make a final decision regarding the appropriate course of treatment for any individual.

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.

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