Clinical Features

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.

Rheumatoid arthritis: diagnosis and treatment

Early diagnosis and aggressive treatment are essential to mitigate the cascading events that lead to irreversible joint erosion in rheumatoid arthritis.

Using information technology for diabetes care

A study of one tracking system's effect finds improvement in the management of diabetes.

Opinion

The Waiting Room Managing new technology in medicine

Managing new technology in medicine

Incorporating new technology in medical practices to manage outpatient medical records can sometimes be a challenge.

The Waiting Room Sleep paralysis: A world between wakefulness and sleep

Sleep paralysis: A world between wakefulness and sleep

Patients who experience sleep paralysis may find themselves unable to move or speak and may have difficulty taking a deep breath.

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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