Clinical Features

Treatment of disorders of primary hemostasis

Preventing suicide in US veterans

A mental health or behavioral disorder has been diagnosed in more than 41% of veterans

A review of current mammography guidelines

Conflicting guidelines from medical organizations can cause confusion for patients and providers.

Preventing sudden death in young athletes

2017 NP and PA Salary Survey

How does your salary compare with that of your peers?

A subdural hematoma after a fall

Case study: A 65-year-old Hispanic man presents to the emergency department via EMS after an unwitnessed fall from a presumed standing height, as he was found lying on the ground near his vehicle.

Good notetaking to reduce lawsuit

Taking good notes is one of the most important steps a clinician can take to reduce the risk of a lawsuit.

Abdominal pain, distention, and constipation

Case Study: A 64-year-old man presents to the ED with abdominal pain, distention, and constipation.

Opioids and naloxone for pain management

Read more about co-prescribing naloxone and opioids in primary care.

Contraception leads to a blood clot

A patient presents with chest pain 6 weeks after beginning use of a contraceptive device.

Opinion

The Waiting Room Nurse practitioner treatment of hepatitis C in primary care

Nurse practitioner treatment of hepatitis C in primary care

Hepatitis C treatment improves outcomes and experiences for patient and provider.

The Waiting Room Where's the databank of biased providers?

Where's the databank of biased providers?

A national databank is necessary and would include names of medical providers who have publicly expressed opinions indicating biases about certain populations.

Advisor Forum

Case Files Military sexual trauma: A primer for clinicians

Military sexual trauma: A primer for clinicians

Military sexual trauma includes any sexual activity in which a service member is involved against his or her will, ranging from sexual harassment to rape.

Clinical Pearls Tips for making a personal connection with your patients

Tips for making a personal connection with your patients

Eye contact, positive body language, and humor are ways in which a clinician can make a personal connection with the patient.

Most Memorable Patient Transcending the emotional barriers between provider and patient

Transcending the emotional barriers between provider and patient

Transcending the emotional barriers between clinician and patient can lead to a stronger, more balanced professional life.

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