The Mallampati score is a simple, quick test that can be a good predictor of obstructive sleep apnea.
For clinicians who struggle with substance abuse and other mental health problems, impaired provider programs offer a safe, supportive space where they can recover.
Erythromycin ointment may be prescribed in place of bacitracin when performing facial laceration repair or sutures.
A patient with a history of a carcionid tumor on their appendix did not return to a physician for follow up.
A clinician expresses concerns about potentially misleading flu vaccination information for pregnant women.
Treatment of the whole patient is key and should include management of dyslipidemia, weight, and hypertension, as well as blood sugar.