Clinical Features

Long-acting reversible contraceptives: a review

LARCs should be a first-line contraceptive option for most women.

Noninvasive colorectal cancer screening

The FIT and the MT-sDNA are evidence-based tests that should be considered for CRC screening when a colonoscopy cannot be performed.

Clinicians in a contract dispute

Human papillomavirus in males

Case Study: Diarrhea and rash

A patient commits murder

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

Opinion

The Waiting Room Examining the effects of wearable fitness trackers

Examining the effects of wearable fitness trackers

The utility and effectiveness of wearable fitness devices are discussed in a clinician's opinion piece.

The Waiting Room You tell me, you're the PA!

You tell me, you're the PA!

PAs should always keep in mind the sacred responsibility of the job: the knowledge to know what to do for our patients, and when and how to do it.

Advisor Forum

Consultations Treatment for a patient with an epididymal cyst

Treatment for a patient with an epididymal cyst

A sonogram reveals a 9-mm epididymal cyst.

Case Files Pulsatile tinnitus: a pounding sound inside the ear

Pulsatile tinnitus: a pounding sound inside the ear

In this case, the patient not only subsequently had a stroke 2 years later, but he also required coronary artery bypass surgery within 5 years.

Your Comments Referral to a psychiatric provider

Referral to a psychiatric provider

This nurse practitioner erred by not referring this patient to a psychiatric provider.

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